BD Architect of the Year Awards

Entries for BD’s Architect of the Year Awards 2020 to open soon… watch this space!

Make sure you keep up with the latest coverage on BD Online and register your interest for next year to stay informed with 2020 updates including when entries will open.

Celebrating the best in architecture

The awards are recognised as the key annual celebration for the architectural community, attracting over 700 senior decision makers to honour and reward the very best. This year’s awards ceremony in May will again take place in the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel in the heart of London, providing the unique opportunity to network with the best in UK architecture in one room.

Schueco Gold Award Booklet

The Schueco Gold Award is presented annually to the practice that the Architect of the Year Awards judges deem to have made the most significant contribution to British architecture over the past year.

The Gold Award Winner is chosen from the winners in the Architect of the Year categories; it’s our award for the best of the best.  This year the Gold Award was presented to Jamie Fobert Architects for their outstanding contribution to the Public Building category. View more information on all this year’s winners by clicking the below link.

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Last year's highlights


Register your interest for 2020!

Taking place on the 1st May, the Architect of the Year Awards celebrate and rewards overall achievement within a particular sector


Contact one of our team

Feeling inspired by this year’s event and want to find out how you can get involved next year? Whether you want to find out how to enter for 2020, or are interested in sponsoring one of the categories, our team are waiting for your call!


Sponsorship opportunities

From category sponsorship to table plan sponsorship for this exclusive event: there are unrivalled opportunities for promotion both before and on the night