The Rural and Industrial Design and Building Association (RIDBA) hosted the 2019 RIDBA Building Awards at the De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on Friday 15 March.
TV Personality, Lucy Cooke, hosted the glittering awards and over £1,000 was raised for Comic Relief.
The 2019 finalists have showcased innovative and revolutionised work that has been recognised within the industrial and agricultural building industry. The Overall Winner prize was awarded to M D Anthony Ltd for their work on The Dojima Sake Brewery in Fordham, a project recognised for its remarkable design and extreme attention to detail, paying tribute to the buildings purpose and culture. Haston Reynolds were also Highly Commended for their Centre for Dairy Science Innovation, University of Nottingham due to its impressive and well-structured building.
The winner of the training award was Shufflebottom Ltd for their dedication to achieving their strategic objective of continuously improving their training provision to ensure it is high quality, effective and efficient.
RIDBA Chairman, Mike Hammond said:
‘It has been a pleasure to be RIDBA Chairman during this fantastic work, and yet again the RIDBA Building Awards showcase excellence in our trade.
Congratulations to RIDBA Building Awards 2019 Overall Winner, the Dojima Sake Brewery. The project showed how M D Anthony Ltd balanced the challenging planning and design issued of a Grade II listed building with delivering a culturally appropriate building – a real testament to expertise, creativity and aesthetics.
Finally, I would like to thank all of our sponsors, without their support, these awards would not have been possible.’
The RIDBA Building Awards 2019 were sponsored by Joseph Ash Galvanizing, Kingspan, AJN Steelstock, Eternit, Steadmans and Farming Monthly as RIDBA’s media partner.
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