Six North West buildings won RIBA North West Regional Awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects in recognition of their architectural excellence at a ceremony in Liverpool’s OH ME OH MY on Thursday April 17th.

Andrew Ruffler, RIBA North West regional director, said: “Once again the North West has produced another crop of outstanding buildings, all of which demonstrate the value of a strong architect-client relationship. The jury had a tough job in choosing the RIBA NW Regional Award winners from a shortlist of very impressive buildings from across the region, but were in agreement that the six winners exhibited particular qualities that set them apart from the others.”

Hardscape were proud to be asphpQloA189521sociated with two of the winning regional awards namely Austin-Smith:Lord LLP who won a Regional Award and the Conservation Award for their careful handling of the Central Library restoration in Liverpool.

Number One Riverside, Rochdale by FaulknerBrowns Architects’ £42.5 million new council HQ is a worthy addition to the civic architecture of Rochdale and a worthy winner of a Regional Award. RIBA has been giving awards for buildings since 1966. No matter the shape, size, budget or location, all RIBA Award winning-schemes set the standard for good, excellent and outstanding architecture all across the country.