Ramboll celebrates award success

7 June 2017
Ramboll projects have received an abundance of 2017 industry award wins including RIBA, ICE, Civic Trust, S-Lab and BCO awards. A number of finalist places have also been secured at upcoming BCIA, Offsite and ACE Consulting and Engineering awards.
BCI Award logo

BCI Award logo

A plethora of high profile award wins, commendations and shortlistings for Ramboll projects have already been received in 2017. Recognised projects include Centre for Medicine, UK’s largest Passivhaus building, regeneration of Hastings Pier and Tapestry Building, Kings Cross Central.

Following on from being recognised as amongst the best buildings of 2016 by both The Guardian and The Times, Tate Modern Switch House has also received a number of industry award wins and nominations, highlighting the engineering excellence, innovation and commitment from all involved to deliver such a complex and one-of-a-kind geometric structure. Having already won a RIBA London Award, Tate Modern is shortlisted for British Construction Industry Award (BCIA), Constructing Excellence in London and SE, RIBA National and Ground Engineering awards. It is also competing for the coveted ArtFund Museum of the Year title against Lapworth Museum; a small geology centre in Birmingham where Ramboll provided civil and structural engineering services.

In addition to project focussed awards, Ramboll has been shortlisted for NCE100’s Talent Champion. The award recognises firms who take an enlightened approach towards employee recruitment and retention and who value professional engineers and seek to develop them.

2017 award recognitions include:

British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA) – Shortlistings

Ramboll have been shortlisted for four awards at the upcoming BCIA, including:

  • Tate Modern – shortlisted for ‘Project of the Year (£50m)’
  • Bermondsey Dive Under - shortlisted for ‘Civil Engineering Project of the Year (£10m to £50m)’
  • STIP 1 Structures and Tunnel Investment Portfolio - Utilities Diversions - shortlisted for ‘Civil Engineering Project of the Year (up to £10m)’
  • Gantry Generation Solution - shortlisted for ‘Innovation in Product Design and Technology’
Winners are announced 11th October 2017.

British Council for Offices (BCO) London Regional Awards 2017

S-Lab Awards for Excellence in Laboratory Design, Management and Operation

Civic Trust Award

  • Whitworth Museum - win
  • Southampton University Boldrewood Campus, Phase 1 - win


View the full list of awards won here.

Read more about our award winning projects

Ramboll. University of Leicester, Centre for Medicine. © Associated Architects

George Davies Centre for Medicine, University of Leicester

Exemplar development designed to achieve exceptionally low operational energy requirements. The building provides lecture theatres, teaching rooms, offices, dry lab research facilities and support spaces, bringing academics and students from the departments of Medical Education, Biological Sciences and Psychology under one roof for the first time. The University’s brief demanded a building of national significance for its energy performance and the Centre for Medicine was the UK’s largest Passivhaus certified building when completed.

Hasting Pier, restored and regenerated. April 2016. Ramboll

Hastings Pier Conservation

The much loved Victorian pleasure pier at Hastings has risen like a phoenix following decades of abuse, thanks to a group of local people and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Ramboll played a key role in the restoration and regeneration of Hastings Pier, offering strategic advice to both the Pier Trust and Hastings Borough Council.

Image: Haptic Architects

King's Cross Central Development

One of the largest mixed use regeneration schemes in central London. Already a vibrant district, when complete the sustainable, 67 acre development will feature 10 new squares, 20 new streets and 50 new and refurbished buildings, including homes, retail and office spaces, entertainment and education facilities. Ramboll has provided structural and civil engineering design for 15 plots at this landmark development dealing with high speed railways and tunnels below.

Ramboll. Tate Modern extension. Image: Daniel Shearing

Tate Modern

Officially opened on 17th June 2016 the new Tate Modern extension later named the Blavatnik building is an iconic world-class addition to London’s skyline. Enabling new ways to display Tate's collection, the new building has been instrumental to Tate Modern's recent success, as it topped the polls as the UK's most visited attraction in 2018.

Judges on a site visit to the Bermondsey Dive Under for the London Awards 2017. Image courtesy of ICE London

Thameslink: Bermondsey Dive Under

Rebuilding a vital section of the Thameslink rail line at Bermondsey Dive Under included track and infrastructure work, with sustainability and urban regeneration aspects. Value engineering and detailed design by Ramboll, in collaboration with main contractor, Skanska, and Network Rail, delivered significant cost benefits.

The Whitworth

The Whitworth

Through its impressive £15m reinvention, The Whitworth Art Gallery has cemented its place at the centre of the cultural national stage - winning the prestigious 2015 ArtFund Museum of the Year Award and is currently shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize Award 2015.


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