2019 Awards

Industry awards recognise achievements across all services and every sector in the world. The list below shows recent awards and commendations for projects that Ramboll’s UK teams are proud to have worked on.

Ramboll ranked 8th in the NCE100 in recognition of another strong year, as well as having been shortlisted in four award categories. Photo: emap

Exercise Martello Stretch 19 -Royal Engineers 170 Infrastructure Support Group

Exercise Martello Stretch. Royal Engineers 170Winner of 2019 Martello Trophy
The members of Ramboll’s winning team are: Ben Frampton, David Fox, Julia Thompson, Maiga Winzenried and Piyush Sheopuri. This annual competition is hosted by 170 Engr Gp, an engineering consultancy consisting of both regular and reserve army personnel. Six teams from engineering and construction companies take part in a test of leadership, stamina and teamwork. READ THE FULL STORY HERE.

European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards

Winner of 2019 WICE award for ‘Best Female Mentor’
Alex Lawrence, Ramboll’s Talent Inclusion Director.
The WICE awards recognise and celebrate the growing success of Women in Construction & Engineering and aims to make these industries more enticing to women. The awards also help create role models for women considering a career in these sectors, while encouraging companies to employ and train more women in these industries. READ THE FULL STORY HERE.

The Wall - International design competition hosted by RIBA

Project: The Wall of Answered Prayer, Coleshill Manor, Birmingham
Snug Architects and Ramboll have won an international design competition for a colossal ‘landmark of hope’ in the Midlands, also known as ‘The Wall of Answered Prayer’ (The Wall). Snug's ambitious and technically challenging design is based on the topological Möbius strip concept, which Ramboll's Digital Building Team and their Engineering Simulation specialists will turn into a buildable proposition. READ MORE ABOUT THE WALL HERE.
Ramboll: Engineering Simulation, Facade Engineering

Institute of Acoustics (IOA)

Logo: Institute of Acoustics, the UK's professional body for those working in Acoustics, Noise and Vibration.RWB Stephens Medal
Raf Orlowski has been awarded the prestigious RWB Stephens Medal from the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) for his outstanding contribution to acoustics research and education, and in particular for his work helping to shape the acoustic design of schools within the UK. Raf has an international reputation as an acoustician. He is a champion of sound quality in educational buildings and has a co-authored design standards and guidance documents for UK schools. As a researcher at the universities of Cambridge and Salford, he gained extensive experience of architectural acoustics, building acoustics and noise control. Working as a consultant, he has worked on the design of concert halls in London, Denmark, Melbourne and Krakow.

Civic Trust Awards

logo: civic trust awards 2018Winner: Walthamstow Wetlands
This strategically important project for the London Borough of Waltham Forest, was Landscape Architecture led and has championed long term ecological visions that make strategic change to the city. CTA award submission here 
Environmental Designer: Ramboll UK - Reedbed engineering

Civic Trust Awards

logo: civic trust awards 2018Commendation: Kew - Temperate House. This five-year Temperate House Precinct Project focused on the restoration of an iconic and historic architectural gem as well as the Grade II-listed Evolution House and the surrounding landscape. CTA award submission here.
Client: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Conservation Architect: Donald Insall Associates
Structural Engineer: Ramboll UK

Civic Trust Awards

logo: civic trust awards 2018Commendation: Sammy Ofer Centre AKA Old Marylebone Town Hall. CTA award submission here.
Client: London Business School
Architect: Sheppard Robson
Interior Designer: ID:SR
Main Contractor: Wates Group
Project Manager: Colliers International
Services Engineer: Long & Partners
Structural Engineer: Ramboll
Acoustic Engineer: Sandy Brown Associates

EDT - Engineering Development Trust

logo: Industrial CadetsGold Certificate of Accreditation
Ramboll has met the requirements of the Industrial Cadet Framework to Gold level by supporting the BP sponsored Engineering Education Scheme, mentoring female students from Wimbledon High School on a ‘real life’ structural engineering project. Given an open brief to design a centrepiece structure for a green space, the students schemed, designed and engineered a three-pinned cross-laminated timber arch. From this, they created a sustainability driven pavilion that considered above and beyond the structure and combined user experiences, human factors and future proofing.

Ramboll ranked 8th in the NCE100

NCE100 winners logo 2019We were one of only six organisations at the NCE100 to be honoured with four or MORE award shortlisting, a demonstration of the strength and breadth of our capabilities. READ THE FULL STORY HERE. The shortlistings included:

  • Innovation in Project Initiation - At a constrained site over a busy live tube station, Ramboll used in-house parametric optioneering tools to explore multiple design options to improve site potential and project viability, resulting in an additional 5,000m2 of viable development area, while identifying significant savings in construction costs and disruption.
  • Design Innovator - Our unique automated software solution for full detailed design and modelling of gantries maintains the standard technical assurance processes for Highway Structures, and fully independent checking. The information architecture acts as a single-source of truth, which provides technical surety. Each design stage is visible and automated to accelerate engineer-led optimisation.
  • Impact in Energy - We’re working with British Geological Survey creating an ‘observatory for the underground’. It will provide world-leading knowledge and support the UK’s commitment to a low-carbon energy system. Further, with Islington Council we have developed and implemented heating networks utilising alternative sources of waste energy from London Underground.
  • Diversity Leader of the Year - We have demonstrated leadership in diversity through our commitment to creating a truly inclusive environment through continuing far-reaching activities which have bolstered senior strength to reflect and up-skill in diversity, as well as significant employee outreach to garner feedback to strengthen and focus our EDI Action Plan.

Cambridge Design and Construction Awards

logo: Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI)CFCI Young Professional of the Year is Isobel McTiffin, Principal Structural Engineer.
The award is sponsored by Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI). MORE ABOUT THIS AWARD

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