FCBStudios have been shortlisted for six projects in five categories in this year’s AJ Architecture Awards. In total, more 140 projects have been shortlisted across 19 categories for this year’s AJ Architecture Awards, the annual showcase of the very best built projects in the UK.
The Footprint project at Bath Abbey, restores the floor and prepares the Abbey for the next generations of use is on the shortlist in the Community and Faith category.
Two Higher Education projects have been shortlisted: The School of Digital Arts for Manchester Metropolitan University, creating a future-facing facility that will provide the next generation of digital artists for Manchester and a new building for the Faculty of Arts at Warwick University, bringing the whole faculty together for collaboration and innovation.
The City of London Academy Shoreditch Park is a new school in Hackney, part of the Britannia Masterplan, is one of eight projects on the Schools shortlist.
Unity Place, part of the South Kilburn Estate Regeneration Programme, delivers a new high-quality residential-led development of 235 new homes for social rent is shortlisted in the residential category
The Battersea Exchange masterplan turns a divided site into a well-connected community for people to live learn and work it, and has been shortlisted in the mixed-use category.
In addition to stand-out design, the judges will consider how each project has met or exceeded its brief, how it has promoted client or community engagement and how it has excelled in the use of space or sense of place. They will also analyse what sustainability measures have been put in place.
The winners will be announced at a gala event at the Hilton Metropole, London, on 23 November.