Civic Trust Award winners

The Hackney Marshes Centre and the Sainsbury Laboratory have been recognised with a Civic Trust Award.

The Civic Trust Awards are given to projects that make an outstanding contribution to the quality and appearance of the environment. Award level schemes must demonstrate excellence in architecture or design, sustainability, inclusive design and make a positive social, cultural, environmental or economic benefit to the local community.

The Sainsbury Laboratory was described as "An exceptionally conceived, designed and executed building which makes a substantial contribution to the modern architecture of Cambridge." Hackney Marshes Centre received the following comment: "The overall design and attention to detailing using standard components with the high quality of construction workmanship is admirable."