The shortlist

We are delighted to present the shortlist for The Structural Awards 2017. 

The final shortlist in each of the 13 categories showcases the most exciting and innovative structural engineering projects from around the world. Winners will be announced on 17 November at The Brewery, London.

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The Award for

Tall or Slender Structures

Awarded for structural engineering excellence in projects where height or slenderness presents a particular structural challenge in the design and construction.

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The Award for

Long Span Structures

Awarded for structural engineering excellence in buildings (not bridges) incorporating particularly long spans, relative to the proportions of the structure.

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The Award for

Vehicle Bridges

Awarded for excellence in the design of bridges carrying highways and/or railways.

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The Award for

Pedestrian Bridges

Awarded for excellence in the design of pedestrian and/or cycle bridges, or other lightweight bridge structures.

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The Award for

Small Projects (of under £1 million)

Awarded for excellence in the structural design of projects with a construction cost of less than one million pounds, including art structures and sculptures.

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The Award for

Small Projects (of between £1-3 million)

Awarded for excellence in the structural design of projects with a construction cost of between one and three million pounds, including art structures and sculptures.

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The Award for

Structures in Extreme Conditions

Awarded for excellence in the design of structures subject to extreme actions, including marine and offshore structures and those in seismic zones, or involving unusually complex interactions with the ground and/or particularly challenging foundations.

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The Award for

Structural Heritage

Awarded for excellence in structural design where important heritage characteristics of the original structure are maintained through appropriate restoration, conservation, extension or refurbishment.

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The Award for

Structural Transformation

Awarded for projects demonstrating structural engineering excellence in the transformation, extension, renovation or rehabilitation of an existing building or structure.

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The Award for

Construction Innovation

Awarded for projects demonstrating structural engineering excellence in the innovative use of construction materials or processes.

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The Award for

Construction Integration

Awarded for projects demonstrating excellence in the interaction between the structural design and the construction scheme where this represents a significant feature of the structural solution.

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The Award for

Structural Artistry

Awarded for projects in which what could otherwise have been an adequate and worthy solution has been transformed by the vision and skill of the structural engineer into something exceptional.

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The Award for

Outstanding Value

For projects where the structural engineering solution has resulted in significant savings for the client, or has delivered best value in some other way, based on the evidence provided, as determined and selected by the judges from all the entries.

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The Award for

Sustainability

For projects demonstrating outstanding commitment to sustainability and respect for the environment in the structural design, selected by the judges from all the entries.

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