Digital Construction Awards – winners revealed

A diverse range of companies from car manufacturer Jaguar, to start-up Base Stone, were among the winners of the first Digital Construction Awards which took place at the Crystal in east London last night. The ceremony topped off the first day of Digital Construction Week at London’s Excel.

Anne Kemp, chair of UK BIM Alliance which was a co-founder of the awards said: “The submissions have been astounding and made our work as judges pretty difficult.”

The winners are listed below.

Project Innovation of the Year

  • One Nine Elms “Virtual Mock-up”, One Creative Environments + Multiplex – WINNER
  • Crane Camera project, Pix4D
  • Largest Underground Traverse for a Utility Survey, Murphy Surveys
  • New "ear" of Cognitive Homes and Smart Communities, Wienerberger
  • Sainsbury’s Digital Estate – supporting better decisions, GroupBC

Business/Digital Transformation

  • The Engine Powering Business Transformation, Jaguar Land Rover – WINNER
  • Digital Transformation of the Year, GRAHAM Construction
  • Murphy – Going Digital Together, J Murphy & Sons
  • Transformation to Digital Delivery, Stantec Treatment
  • Wanda Digital Construction and BIM General Contracting Management Method, Wanda Group

The Collaborative Built Environment

  • Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University, Bowmer & Kirkland – WINNER
  • 1 New Street Square – Full Lifecyle BIM, Glider Technology
  • Barnard Castle Aseptic Manufacturing Facility, BakerHicks
  • Delivering the Legacy, Allies & Morrison
  • One Nine Elms “Virtual Mock-up”, One Creative Environments

Digital Project of the Year

  • Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University, Bowmer & Kirkland – WINNER
  • 39 Victoria Street, Willmott Dixon Interiors
  • Birmingham City University, Willmott Dixon
  • HS2 3B Utility Design Package, Kier
  • Minworth Thermal Hydrolysis Plant, Stantec Treatment

Champions of R&D Innovation Award

  • Sublime, Sublime – WINNER
  • 3D Diff – Change Management for BIM, 3D Repo
  • Converge In-Situ Monitoring, Converge
  • Onsite construction verification robotic, Scaled Robotics
  • Visualise, Skanska

Digital Training & Skills Initiative of the Year

  • Digital Construction Apprenticeship, Kier – WINNER
  • BuroHappold Engineering – Digital Training & Skills Initiative of the Year Award, BuroHappold Engineering
  • Digital Construction – excellence in BIM, Willmott Dixon Interiors
  • Immersive Learning at National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR), PAULEY Interactive 
  • Murphy – Upskilling for Digital Transformation, J Murphy & Sons 
  • UWE Committing to BIM education at every level, UWE Estates

Best Application of Technology

  • Productivity gain at Bakerloo Line Link (BLL) at Paddington Station project, BaseStone – WINNER
  • BuildSafe Safety Management Software, BuildSafe
  • Improving workflows while improving the A14, Topcon Positioning GB
  • Kier Infrastructure’s Digital Transformation partnership with Clearbox, Clearbox
  • VolkerFitzpatrick and GenieBelt, GenieBelt
  • VRCUB3D – Thames Tideway TBM, Hobs Group
  • VR Simulator for Antarctic Construction Rehearsal, BAM Nuttall Ltd.

Digital Excellence Award

WINNER – Fred Mills, B1M

Image: One Nine Elms “Virtual Mock-up”, One Creative Environments + Multiplex

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  1. Congratulations everyone, it was a brilliant night and a privilege to be in the company of such pioneering people. The beer was flowing which made the night even better!! Who knew Fred had such a good signing voice, same again next year pal!!

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