Architects honour excellence in design

hadleigh: Architects firm Wincer Kievenaar claimed the lion’s share of the honours in the Suffolk Association of Architects’ Awards for 2011.

The Hadleigh-based partnership received four out of a total of seven design awards presented at the ceremony, held at Trinity Park, Ipswich, and also saw one of its projects recognised in the craftsmanship section of the awards.

Wincer Kievenaar received design awards for a new swimming pool pavilion at Barham Manor, near Ipswich, Cotman House, a residential care home in Felixstowe, an extension to a private house at Edwardstone, near Sudbury, and an office/chandlery refurbishment and extension at the Suffolk Yacht Harbour at Levington.

In addition, a craftsmanship award went to The Maltings, a residential scheme designed by Wincer Keivenaar for property developer Landex at Kirton, near Felixstowe

Philip Branton, partner at Wincer Kievenaar, said: “The SAA Awards set the standard for architecture in Suffolk and we’re delighted to be recognised with five awards this year. I was particularly pleased that the diversity of our work was recognised, from bespoke design to refurbishment.”

Design awards also went to Barefoot & Gillies of Ipswich for the Orwell Housing Association’s Clump Field development in Ipswich, Brian Haward of Southwold for work at Mount Pleasant Farm, Dunwich, and Modece from Hartest for work on a private residence at Stowupland.

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