The competition is meant to create awareness about the building conservation
concept in society, create public awareness on the benefits of building conservation
practices (energy and water), mobilise people and encourage them to embrace energy conservation strategies and motivate consumers to adopt building conservation
practices in the local construction market, the statement said.
Moreover, the competition is meant to create awareness about the building conservation
concept in all sectors of society, create public awareness on the benefits of building conservation
practices (energy, water), mobilize people and encourage them to embrace energy conservation strategies, and motivate consumers to adopt building conservation
practices in the local construction market, the statement added.
The Boiler House events space in the Stephenson works in Newcastle and the Armstrong Building at Newcastle University - building conservation
and design through innovation.
Twelve projects from across Northern Ireland have achieved the honour of being shortlisted in two categories including the new Titanic Hotel Belfast which is in the running for both Building Conservation
and Tourism and Leisure awards.
The awards, which recognise projects that have changed the face of the region in the last year, highlight 55 schemes of all sizes and budgets in eight categories: building conservation
, commercial property, community benefit, design through innovation, infrastructure, regeneration, residential and tourism and leisure.
There are different categories including building conservation
Key Personnel (Legal Owner/ Partner/ Director) of the Firm/ Organization/ Individual should have Master degree in Conservation architecture/ Building Conservation
/ Archaeology/Civil Engineering/ Art Conservation, with adequate experience in heritage conservation / archaeology/ design and development of heritage sites.
The PS11m scheme to return the castle to the local community as a viable business also won the building conservation
and Tourism and Leisure categories.
James Street Station is in the running for the Building Conservation
accolade following a successful PS1.
The project to create an outpatients centre for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust from the former wire mill won a RICS Pro-Yorkshire Award in the building conservation
category in York in May.
Sarah Lewis, from Historic England, Lynda Jubb, chair of the RICS Building Conservation
Forum, Mark Balkham from chartered architects and heritage building consultants Rodney Melville and Partners, David Chismon from accountants Saffery Champness, and Roger Cullimore from Warwick District Council also delivered key note speeches.
Bodnant, which picked up the Welsh Building Conservation
Award, now goes through to the national RICS Awards, where it will compete against other projects from across the UK.