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UK Wood Awards winners

Magdalene College Library

The Wood Awards 2021 winners have been revealed, recognising six buildings and two products as the year’s best structures made out of timber. The annual honours, which were established in 1971 as the ‘premier competition for excellence in architecture and product design in wood’, are a coveted industry accolade that celebrates the trusted material – a frequent and key protagonist in sustainable architecture and design in both modern and traditional projects. Sources: Timberbiz, Wallpaper

The Boathouse

The selection spans a wide range of scales and typologies, from smart products and bespoke commissions to private homes and cultural buildings.

Built East Pavillion

It includes the Gold Award, which is given to a project that the judges ‘deem to be the winner of winners’, and this year went to the Magdalene College Library in Cambridge by Níall McLaughlin Architects.

The Wood Awards 2021 winners

  • Gold Award winner and Education & Public Sector winner: Magdalene College Library
  • Commercial & Leisure winner: The Alice Hawthorn
  • Private winner: The Boathouse
  • Small Project winner: Built: East Pavilion
  • Interiors winner: St John Street
  • Structural Award winner: The Welcome Building, RHS Garden Bridgewater
  • Bespoke winner: Gayles Farm 5
  • Production winner: Iso-Lounge Chair