2023 Structural Steel Design Awards winners announced
The 55th Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA) jointly sponsored by the British Constructional Steelwork Association and Steel for Life was held on Thursday 28th September at Christ Church Spitalfields Venue, London. The judges selected the Award-winning projects from a shortlist of 21, all of which scored highly in terms of sustainability, cost-effectiveness, aesthetics, and innovation.
The five projects receiving Awards this year are:
- Battersea Power Station, London
- Copr Bay Bridge, Swansea
- One Centenary Way, Birmingham
- Stockingfield Bridge, Glasgow
- HYLO, London
Commendations were awarded to six projects: Tropical Fruit Warehouse, Dublin, Ed Sheeran Mathematics Tour, The Outernet, London, Clery's Quarter, Dublin, SAS13 Bridge Replacement, Birmingham and Montacute Yards, London.
Merits were awarded to three further projects: Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow, New Riverside Stand at Fulham FC and Cody Dock Bridge, London.
For more information about the winning projects and to download the commemorative brochure, please visit: Structural Steel Design Awards - Winning Projects 2023
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