The 31 projects shortlisted for the Haringey Design Awards 2016 have been published today (7th October 2016). These include the Highgate Synagogue, the landscaping of Hale Village in Tottenham Hale, Lordship Rec Ecohub in Tottenham, Crouch End Picturehouse and the Green Rooms Hotel in Wood Green.
An expert panel of judges (Annalie Riches of Mikhail Riches Architects, Matthew Bradby from Tottenham Civic Society, Roger Ward from Muswell Hill Traders and Cllr John Bevan, Haringey’s Design Champion and chair Deborah Denner of Frame Projects) will select winners in each category and an overall winner. The winners will be announced at an award ceremony on Thursday 13th October at Tottenham Town Hall.
Haringey’s Cabinet Member for Housing Regeneration and Planning, Alan Strickland said, “The Haringey Design Awards recognise people who have brought excellent design to our borough from new schools to new homes to new green spaces. I’m pleased to see so many residents have nominated their favourite buildings and design work around Haringey and the shortlisted projects are a reminder of the first class design that you can see in every corner of Haringey.”
A. More information about shortlisted projects and the Haringey Design Awards 2016 is available here: http://www.haringey.gov.uk/haringey-design-awards-2016.
B. 31 shortlisted projects:
Best Community Building
1. Broadwaters Inclusive Learning Community – A shared learning environment where SEN and mainstream groups come together for lessons, facilities and experiences.
2. Channing School – An ambitious development adding three new buildings to the school’s estate, designed to be sensitive to adjacent listed buildings and define a new green space at the heart of the school.
3. Highgate Synagogue – A creative and welcoming Synagogue and community space.
4. Lordship Rec Ecohub – A centrepiece for the historic Lordship Recreation Ground designed to exemplary sustainability standards.
5. The Whaler – A new play structure and shelter in Somerford Grove Adventure Playground, designed and constructed by local young people in a community led project.
Best Green Design
6. Albion Knitting Factory – A new high tech knitting factory bringing cutting edge textile manufacturing back to Haringey.
7. Crouch End Picturehouse – Conversion of a 1950s factory and office building in to an art house cinema.
8. Lodge – A residential development on an awkward site including techniques for passive and sustainable design.
9. Lordship Rec Ecohub – A centrepiece for the historic Lordship Recreation Ground designed to exemplary sustainability standards.
10. Passivhaus – A Passivhaus standard refurbishment of an Edwardian terraced property.
Best Historic Regeneration or Restoration
11. Tottenham Shopfront Improvements – A collaborative project with local independent businesses to improve the appearance West Green Road and Tottenham High Road.
12. The Green Rooms – An arts-led independent social enterprise hotel situated in a striking Art Deco building.
13. Channing School – An ambitious development adding three new buildings to the school’s estate, designed to be sensitive to adjacent listed buildings and define a new green space at the heart of the school.
Best Place or Landscaping
14. Church Vale – A family garden with lawn and water features to encourage wildlife, that mediates between the curve of an outbuilding and the straighter lines of the house. (they nominated it for both Best House and Best Landscape but it was only shortlisted for the latter)
15. Hale Village Public Realm – The Hale Village Masterplan comprises courtyard blocks defining streets and parks to create a unique residential quarter.
16. Tottenham Green – Public realm improvements to the historic Tottenham Green improving the setting of a number of historic buildings at the heart of Tottenham.
17. Wood Green and Green Lanes – A public realm project to improve both Wood Green and Green Lanes as High Streets.
18. Campsbourne Road – A mixed use development providing affordable and shared ownership homes, and commercial space designed for local start-ups and micro-businesses.
19. Cozens Place – A mews development on an unusual backland site providing bright open plan living spaces.
20. Domino Houses – Eight new houses planned around a central section of woodland, in well-landscaped surroundings.
21. Hale Village Pavilions – A contemporary residential development as part of the Hale Village Masterplan, surrounding a central garden.
22. Church Crescent – A semi-detached Edwardian House in Muswell Hill, transformed into a contemporary, calm and welcoming family home.
23. Coolhurst Road – A side extension to a late Victorian House in a conservation area – the contemporary design complements the best examples of housing in the area in scale, massing and materials.
24. Corner House – A new family home built with solid environmental credentials and to a high standard of design.
25. Folds House – A scheme to open up a period terraced house to views of the adjoining Parkland Walk nature conservation area, featuring a pleated roof at the back of the house.
26. Brick House – A one bedroom house on a former derelict site measuring just 3.6 x 11m.
27. Mews House – A compact mews house with enclosed courtyard facing on to a quiet cobbled mews.
28. One Lancs – The envelope of this wrap-around extension is entirely clad in timber strips, and was designed in collaboration with photographer Simon Head.
29. Albion Knitting Factory – A new high tech knitting factory bringing cutting edge textile manufacturing back to Haringey.
30. Burgers@N8 – Regeneration of a derelict site in order to design, build and install a community facing restaurant built from 4 upcycled shipping containers.
31. Crouch End Picturehouse – Conversion of a 1950s factory and office building in to an art house cinema.
C. The seven award categories are; Best Community Building, Best Green Design, Best Historic Regeneration or restoration, Best Place or Landscaping Scheme, Best Homes – larger developments, Best Houses– domestic projects and Best Construction – commercial developments. Schemes must have been completed between 1st January 2012 and 1st September 2016.