PM’s Award Winners and Finalists
The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award is now in its sixth year and gives public recognition to new schemes that have an impact on the community they serve.
Winner 2006: City of London Academy
The judges said: ‘Partnering between contractor and design team produced a strong building which benefited from nearly two years of preparation.’
The 2006 shortlist
The shortlist for the 2006 Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award was announced on 6 July. The contenders from England, Wales and Scotland include a spectacular treetop walkway in Northamptonshire; the Evelina Children’s Hospital in Lambeth; the acclaimed National Assembly for Wales; an unusual water activities centre in Norfolk; and an ingenious engineering project to provide a new bridge at Paddington.
Previous Winners of the Prime Minister’s Award
2005: Jubilee Library, Brighton
2004: A650 Bingley Relief Road, Yorkshire
2003: Bournemouth Library
2002: City Learning Centre, Bristol
2001: Tate Modern, London
The judges said: “The Tate Modern has set an exacting standard for the new award and shows how a well informed, clearly focused client can have the vision to produce a splendid building at excellent construction value.”