Chiswick House Cafe Nominated For Prestigious Architecture Award

Caruso St. John’s designed building recognised for making positive contribution to local community

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Chiswick House Cafe has been nominated for a prestigiousCivic Trust Award which recognise the very best in architecture, design, planning, landscape and public art. Awards are given to projects of the highest quality design, but only if they are judged to have made a positive cultural, social or economic contribution to the local community.

The 57 finalists for this year’s Awards were revealed this week and include alongside the Caruso St. John’s designed cafe Rick Mather Architects’ Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and Nicoll Russell Studios’ The Briggait in Glasgow.

Each finalist will be presented with an award, commendation or community recognition, with a further six special awards for projects that have demonstrated outstanding credentials in specific areas.

From 333 national and international entries the winners will be announced at an Awards ceremony on Friday 4th March at the People’s History Museum in Manchester hosted by Architect, writer and TV presenter George Clarke and Civic Trust Awards Managing Director Malcolm Hankey.

George Clarke said: “I am delighted to again be presenting this year’s Civic Trust Awards which aim to recognise excellence in design whilst having a positive impact on local communities they serve. The Awards offer an opportunity for community focussed built environment success to be celebrated on a truly international level.”

January 19, 2011