Cover: grand entrance for LABC Awards
"This issue’s cover shows the extension to the Grand Lodge in Upper Longdon, near Rugeley, Staffs. The project was shortlisted in the Local Authority Building Control Building Excellence Awards 2011.
The project, designed by CIAT registered practice Park House Design, (Director, Glen Smith MCIAT), has already scooped the local and county LABC Building Excellence Awards earlier in the year and has also been shortlisted for the Southern Staffordshire Partnership Design Awards 2011.”
GRAND LODGE PROJECT ANNOUNCED FINALIST OF NATIONAL LABC BUILDING EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2011
"Glen Smith FBEng, Director of Park House Design Ltd, is delighted that The Grand Lodge, a Grade II Listed Building, Restoration & Extension project, has received national recognition in the LABC Building Excellence Awards 2011. Having already scooped the Local & County LABC Building Excellence Awards earlier in this year, the project has now been shortlisted as a Finalist representing the West Midlands Region at the National Awards to be held at a Formal Evening Ceremony at The Brewery in London. The project was also recently shortlisted for the Southern Staffordshire Partnership Design Awards 2011, to be held later in the year.”
CABE | Journal of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers | Volume 86 No. 11
SOUTHERN STAFFORDSHIRE PARTNERSHIP DESIGN AWARDS 2011
"Once again the Grand Lodge, a Grade II Listed Building Restoration & Extension project, has received early recognition in the Southern Staffordshire Partnership Design Awards 2011. Having already scooped the Local & County LABC Building Excellence Awards earlier in the year, the project designed by Staffordshire Architectural Firm Park House Design Ltd, has been shortlisted for the Awards to be held in October.
The Awards, run by the Southern Staffordshire Partnership and co-sponsored by Staffordshire Life, seek to promote achievement of excellence in design and construction of buildings and spaces in the area, with imaginative use of public art and an increasing incorporation of sustainability.
The Awards are open to architects, developers, builders, in fact anyone involved in a building, public realm or refurbishment project anywhere within the Stafford Borough, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, South Staffordshire and Tamworth. An independent judging panel, led by Midlands Architecture and Design Environment (MADE), will view and visit individual schemes and an Awards Luncheon will be held later in the year.
This year the Partnership hopes that David Dimbleby will pick an overall winner from those selected by the judging panel.
Glen Smith FBEng, Designer & Managing Director at the Architectural Practice, said 'it was super news to again be linked with the project and hopes all the hard work undertaken by the Design & Construction Teams, Local Authority & Client, will be rewarded at the Awards Ceremony in October'.”
CABE | Journal of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers | Volume 86 No. 08
CONTINUED SUCCESS FOR GRAND LODGE - PARK HOUSE DESIGN AND FELLOW MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF BUILDING ENGINEERS
”Following on from the success of the local Lichfield & Tamworth LABC Building Excellence Awards held in January at the Guildhall, Lichfield, the Grand Lodge Building Project was again recognized at the Staffordshire LABC Building Excellence Awards held at Burton Albion Football Club, Pirelli Stadium in February.
The project was overall Winner in the Category of Best Domestic Extension over 40 square metres.
In attendance were owners Mr & Mrs K Phillips, Main Contractor Staffordshire Restoration & Conservation, based in Staffordshire, who accepted the Award and Chartered Architectural Technologists Park House Design Ltd, also based in Staffordshire.
"Glen Smith, Fellow Member, Designer and Company Director of the Architectural Firm said 'we are again delighted by being recognized and associated with the project and all involved'."
CABE | Journal of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers | Volume 86 No. 03
RECOGNISING THE BEST OF ARCHITECTURE
”Around 100 guests attended the 2011 Southern Staffordshire Design Awards Lunch - an Awards programme that seeks to encourage and reward the best in the areas built environment”
Staffordshire Life | Staffordshire’s best selling county magazine | December 2011