Camden Design Awards

The 2017 Awards

The Camden Design Awards 2017 celebrate and reward the exceptional design that is being delivered in projects across all sectors of the built environment in Camden.

Over 100 projects were submitted for the 2017 awards with 57 longlisted for consideration by the judging panel. The judges then shortlisted 34 projects before undertaking site visits and choosing seven award winners, three highly commended projects and four commendations.

Details of all of the winners and shortlisted projects can be viewed in the brochure below.

The seven winners received their award at the prestigious Camden Business Awards event at the Royal College of General Practitioners on 30 November 2017. The ‘Outstanding Design Award’ was revealed on the night and went to Hawley Primary School.

The Hawley Primary School team receive the Outstanding Design Award

Award Winners

•    Alexandra Road Park - J & L Gibbons, Erect Architecture and Around the Block
•    Bourne Estate - Matthew Lloyd Architects
•    Hampstead Heath Ponds - Atkins
•    Hawley Primary School – Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
•    Phoenix Garden Community Centre – Office Sian Architecture + Design
•    Shaftesbury Theatre - ‎ Bennetts Associates
•    Tapestry - Niall McLaughlin Architects

Highly Commended

•    Sir John Soane’s Museum - Julian Harrap Architects
•    71 Endell Street - Ian Chalk Architects
•    Connock and Lockie - Benedetti Architects


•    Doughty Mews - Roz Barr Architects
•    Gasholder Park - Bell Phillips Architects
•    Garden Halls - Maccreanor Lavington (Facade) and TP Bennett
•    Curzon Bloomsbury – Takero Shimazaki Architects

The Judging Panel

•    Councillor Heather Johnson - DC Committee Chair and panel chair
•    Richard Simpson - LB Camden Heritage & Design Champion
•    Adam Kahn - Architect and Founder of Adam Kahn Architects
•    Stephanie Macdonald – Architect and Founder of 6a architects
•    Dinah Bornat – Architect and co-founder of ZCD Architects
•    Ellis Woodman - ‎Director at The Architecture Foundation

Contact us

Camden Design Awards are being organised by the Placeshaping Service of London Borough of Camden. If you require further information you can contact us via email at

Past Awards
Details of the winning, highly commended and shortlisted schemes can be found through the following links for the Camden Design Awards 2015 and 2013

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