The Structural Awards have celebrated the very best in structural engineering worldwide since 1968.

Past winners have included iconic structures such as Heathrow Terminal 5 and the Sydney Opera House. Some recent winners are showcased below.

 

2021

Exterior view of the Apple Marina Bay Sands project at night
2021 Construction Innovation Winner

Apple Marina Bay Sands

  • Structural Designer - Eckersley O'Callaghan / Foster + Partners
  • Location - Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Exterior view of the Ashworth centre on a sunny day
2021 Structural Transformation Winner

Ashworth Centre and Library Extension – Lincoln's Inn Fields

  • Structural Designer - Eckersley O'Callaghan
  • Location - London, UK
Exterior view of the Atrio north tower on a sunny day
2021 Structures in Extreme Conditions Winner

Atrio North Tower

  • Structural Designer - Arup / PYD (Engineer of Record)
  • Location - Bogotá, Colombia
Interior wide angle view of Christchurch Town Hall forum
2021 Supreme Award Winner | Structural Heritage winner

Christchurch Town Hall

  • Structural Designer - Holmes Consulting LP
  • Location - Christchurch, New Zealand
Exterior ground level view in-between rail tracks of the Elizabeth Line gantry
2021 Minimal Structural Intervention Winner

Elizabeth Line OLE Gantry Rigorous Assessments

  • Structural Designer - Buro Happold
  • Location - London, UK
Exterior daytime view of the Future Tree project
2021 Structural Artistry (non building structures) Winner

Future Tree

  • Structural Designer - Basler & Hofmann AG, Consulting Engineers
  • Location - Esslingen, Switzerland
Interior view of waterfall and trees inside the Jewel Changi Airport
2021 Long Span Structures Winner

Jewel Changi Airport

  • Structural Designer - Buro Happold
  • Location - Changi, Singapore
Entrance to the King's Scholars Pond Sewer
2021 Construction Innovation Commended

King’s Scholars Pond Sewer Rehabilitation

  • Structural Designer - Transport for London
  • Location - London, UK
Night time close up view of the Lille Langebro bridge
2021 Supreme Award Winner | Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Lille Langebro

  • Structural Designer - Buro Happold
  • Location - Copenhagen, Denmark
Stair case view of four people inside the Oregon forest science complex
2021 Zero Carbon Ambition Commended

Oregon Forest Science Complex

  • Structural Designer - Equilibrium Consulting Inc
  • Location - Oregon, USA
Night time view of the side of the Daly bridge at sunset
2021 Structural Heritage Commended

Repair and Rehabilitation of Daly's (Shakey) Bridge

  • Structural Designer - RPS Consulting Engineers Ltd
  • Location - Cork, Ireland
Night time view of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy bridge
2021 Vehicle Bridges Winner

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge over the River Barrow

  • Structural Designer - Arup / Carlos Fernandez Casado S.L.
  • Location - Wexford and Kilkenny, Ireland
Exterior view of the waterside area at the Shijiazuang International Convention and Exhibition Center
2021 Long Span Structures Commended

Shijiazhuang International Convention and Exhibition Center

  • Structural Designer - Architectural Design & Research Institute of Tsinghua University
  • Location - Shijiazhuang, China
Interior narrow view seating in the Stroud Christian community chapel
2021 Small Projects of under £3 million Commended

Stroud Christian Community Chapel

  • Structural Designer - Corbett & Tasker Ltd
  • Location - Gloucestershire, UK
Entrance to the swing bridge in Crystal Palace park
2021 Pedestrian Bridges Commended

Swing Bridge to Dinosaur Island

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - London, UK
Water side view of the Taiyuan botanical garden dome
2021 Structural Artistry (building structures) Winner

Taiyuan Botanical Garden Domes

  • Structural Designer - Arcplus Institute of Shanghai Architectural Design & Research (Co.,Ltd) / StructureCraft
  • Location - Taiyuan, China
View looking up at the Viper elevated walkway at the Newt in Somerset
2021 Structural Projects of under £3 million Winner

The Viper Elevated Walkway at the Newt in Somerset

  • Structural Designer - Henry Fagan & Partners
  • Location - Castle Cary, UK
Night time view of the Tianjin CTF Finance Center
2021 Tall or Slender Structures Winner

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

  • Structural Designer - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill & ECADI
  • Location - Tianjin, China
View of the roof top decking area at York House
2021 Zero Carbon Ambition Winner

York House

  • Structural Designer - Webb Yates Engineers
  • Location - London, UK

2020


Please note: due to COVID-19 restrictions the Structural Awards were not held in 2020, although a gallery of project entries was published online in Autumn 2020. These entries were subsequently considered for shortlisting and an award in 2021.

2019

Cityscape view, including the CITIC Tower, in Beijing
2019 Tall or Slender Structures Winner

CITIC Tower

  • Structural Designer - Arup / Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd
  • Location - Beijing, China
Wide angle view at dusk of the Coal Drops Yard in London
2019 Structural Transformation Winner

Coal Drops Yard

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - London, UK
Wide angle view of construction of the Kienlesberg Bridge
2019 Vehicle Bridges Winner

Kienlesberg Bridge

  • Structural Designer - KREBS + KIEFER
  • Location - Ulm, Germany
Day time view looking up at La Reference
2019 Sustainability Winner

La Reference

  • Structural Designer - Eckersley O'Callaghan
  • Location - Ganthier, Haiti
Exterior day time view of the exterior of the Millet Vinegar Museum
2019 Small projects (of under £3 million) Winner

Millet Vinegar Museum

  • Structural Designer - Tianjin University Research Institute of Architectural Design & Urban Planning
  • Location - Zibo, China
Interior view looking up at the roof in the Morpheus Hotel
2019 Construction Innovation Winner

Morpheus Hotel

  • Structural Designer - Buro Happold Engineering
  • Location - Macau, China
Interior wide angle view of the Tottenham Hotspur stadium
2019 Supreme Award Winner | Long Span Structures Winner

New Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

  • Structural Designer - Buro Happold Engineering / Schlaich Bergermann Partner
  • Location - London, UK
Side-on day time view of the Newquay Harper Footbridge
2019 Structural Heritage Winner

Newquay Harper Footbridge

  • Structural Designer - Free4m Consulting Ltd
  • Location - Newquay, UK
Exterior view of the entrance of the Qingdao world expo city
2019 Structural Artistry (building structures) Winner

Qingdao World Expo City

  • Structural Designer - China Architecture Design & Research Group
  • Location - Qingdao, China
View of the Tanxishan glass landscape pedestrian bridge
2019 Pedestrian Bridge Winner

Tanxishan Glass Landscape Pedestrian Bridge

  • Structural Designer - Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., LTD
  • Location - Zibo, China
Outside wide angle view of the Turanga at dusk
2019 Structures in Extreme Conditions Winner

Tūranga

  • Structural Designer - Lewis Bradford Consulting Engineers
  • Location - Christchurch, New Zealand
Interior view looking up to the sky within the Vessel
2019 Structural Artistry (non building structures) Winner

Vessel

  • Structural Designer - AKT II
  • Location - New York, USA

2018

Wide angle view of the front of the Hoover Building
2018 Structural Heritage Winner

The Hoover Building

  • Structural Designer - Interrobang
  • Location - London, UK
Exterior view of the Tamina Canyon Crossing
2018 Supreme Winner | Vehicle Bridges Winner

Tamina Canyon Crossing

  • Structural Designer - Leonhardt, Andrä und Partner
  • Location - Canton St. Gallen, Switzerland
Wide angle view of the Craft Plant
2018 Outstanding Value Winner

New StructureCraft Plant

  • Structural Designer - StructureCraft Builders Inc.
  • Location - Abbotsford, Canada
Exterior view of Haiti Chapel
2018 Sustainability Winner

Haiti Chapel

  • Structural Designer - Webb Yates Engineers
  • Location - Northern Haiti, Haiti
Exterior view of the Perry Bridge
2018 Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Perry Bridge

  • Structural Designer - Holmes Consulting
  • Location - Horotiu, New Zealand
Rømerhus
2018 Structural Transformation Winner

Rømerhus

  • Structural Designer - Søren Jensen Rådgivende Ingeniørfirma A/S
  • Location - Aarhus, Denmark
Exterior view of the Dubai Frame
2018 Tall or Slender Structures Winner

The Dubai Frame

  • Structural Designer - Arcadis Consulting Middle East Limited
  • Location - Dubai, UAE
Exterior view of the Steve Jobs Theater
2018 Structural Artistry Winner

Steve Jobs Theater Pavilion

  • Structural Designer - Eckersley O'Callaghan / Arup
  • Location - California, USA
Exterior view of a construction platform and wind turbines
2018 Structures in Extreme Weather Conditions Winner

The Stability Frame, Hywind Scotland

  • Structural Designer - Saipem Limited
  • Location - Aberdeenshire, UK
Aerial view of the Reflector
2018 Long Span Structures Winner

Reflector Supporting Structural System (FAST)

  • Structural Designer - Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
  • Location - Pingtang County, China
Innovative Touring Frame - U2 ‘The Joshua Tree’ Tour 2017
2018 Construction Innovation Winner

Innovative Touring Frame - U2 ‘The Joshua Tree’ Tour 2017

  • Structural Designer - Atelier One Ltd.
  • Location - Worldwide

2017

The Enterprise Centre
2017 Sustainability Winner

The Enterprise Centre

  • Structural Designer - BDP
  • Location - Norwich, UK
BMW Sculpture for the Goodwood Festival of Speed
2017 Structural Artistry Winner

BMW Sculpture for the Goodwood Festival of Speed

  • Structural Designer - Diales
  • Location - West Sussex, UK
Christchurch Arts Centre - Block C
2017 Structural Heritage Winner

Christchurch Arts Centre - Block C

  • Structural Designer - Holmes Consulting
  • Location - Christchurch, New Zealand
The new mobile walkway of Geneva's Jet d'Eau
2017 Pedestrian Bridge Winner

The new mobile walkway of Geneva's Jet d'Eau

  • Structural Designer - INGENI SA
  • Location - Geneva, Switzerland
British Airways i360 at Brighton
2017 Supreme Award Winner / Tall or Slender Structures Winner

British Airways i360 at Brighton

  • Structural Designer - Jacobs
  • Location - Brighton, UK
National Taichung Theatre
2017 Construction Integration Winner

National Taichung Theatre

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Taichung, Taiwan
MeyGen Phase 1A Tidal Turbine Support Structure
2017 Structures in Extreme Conditions Winner

MeyGen Phase 1A Tidal Turbine Support Structure

  • Structural Designer - Robert Bird Group
  • Location - Inner Sound, Pentland Firth, Scotland, UK
San Mames Football Stadium Cable Roof Extension
2017 Long Span Structures Winner

San Mames Football Stadium Cable Roof Extension

  • Structural Designer - IDOM
  • Location - Bilbao, Spain
ElevArch
2017 Outstanding Value Winner

ElevArch

  • Structural Designer - Freyssinet and BHA
  • Location - UK
TallWood House at Brock Commons
2017 Construction Innovation Winner

TallWood House at Brock Commons

  • Structural Designer - Fast + Epp
  • Location - Vancouver, Canada
Destructor Bridge
2017 Vehicle Bridges Winner

Destructor Bridge

  • Structural Designer - COWI (formerly Flint & Neill)
  • Location - Bath, UK
Armadillo Vault
2017 Small Project (under £1 million) Winner

Armadillo Vault

  • Structural Designer - Block Research Group and ODB Engineering
  • Location - Venice, Italy
Seismic Strengthening of the Majestic Centre
2017 Sustainability Winner

Seismic Strengthening of the Majestic Centre

  • Structural Designer - Holmes Consulting
  • Location - Wellington, New Zealand
Tate Modern
2017 Structural Transformation Winner

Tate Modern

  • Structural Designer - Ramboli
  • Location - London
Apple Kunming Pavilion
2017 Structural Artistry Winner

Apple Kunming Pavilion

  • Structural Designer - Eckersley O'Callaghan
  • Location - Kunming, Yunnan, People’s Republic of China
The Pump House
2017 Small Project (under £1 million) Winner

The Pump House

  • Structural Designer - Webb Yates Engineers
  • Location - London, UK
Adele 25 Stage
2017 Small Projects (of between £1-3 million) Winner

Adele 25 Stage

  • Structural Designer - OPS Structures Ltd
  • Location - Australia, New Zealand, USA and UK
The Design Museum
2017 Structural Transformation Winner

The Design Museum

  • Structural Designer - ARUP
  • Location - London, UK
Baha’i Temple of South America
2017 Structural Artistry Winner

Bahá’í Temple of South America

  • Structural Designer - Simpson Gumpertz & Heger | Patricio Bertholet M. | Halcrow | Josef Gartner GmbH
  • Location - Santiago, Chile

2016

Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre
2016 Structural Engineering Excellence Winner / Community or Residential Structure Winner

Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre

  • Structural Designer - Fast + Epp
  • Location - Surrey, Canada
The Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
2016 Education or Healthcare Structures Winner

The Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

  • Structural Designer - Pell Frischmann
  • Location - Oxford, England
5 Broadgate
2016 Sustainability Winner

5 Broadgate

  • Structural Designer - BuroHappold
  • Location - London
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
2016 Arts or Entertainment Structures Winner

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

  • Structural Designer - Expedition Engineering and OMETE
  • Location - Athens, Greece
Expo2015 Hive
2016 Small Practices Winner

Expo2015 Hive

  • Structural Designer - Simmonds Studio
  • Location - Milan and subsequently London
Mount Stewart House, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
2016 Structural Engineering Excellence/Structural Heritage Winner

Mount Stewart House, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

  • Structural Designer - Mann Williams
  • Location - Portaferry Rd, Newtownards, Northern Ireland
Elizabeth Quay Bridge
2016 Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Elizabeth Quay Bridge

  • Structural Designer - ARUP
  • Location - Perth, Australia
Information Age Gallery, Science Museum
2016 Regional Groups Winner

Information Age Gallery, Science Museum

  • Structural Designer - Heyne Tillet Steel
  • Location - Science Museum, London
TORRE BBVA Bancomer
2016 Commercial or Retail Structures Winner

TORRE BBVA Bancomer

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Mexico City, Mexico
Etihad Stadium Expansion, Manchester
2016 Sports or Leisure Structures Winner

Etihad Stadium Expansion, Manchester

  • Structural Designer - BuroHappold Engineering
  • Location - Manchester, UK
Transformation of Birmingham New Street Station
2016 Infrastructures or Transportation Structures Winner

Transformation of Birmingham New Street Station

  • Structural Designer - Atkins|AKTII
  • Location - Birmingham, UK

2015

Singapore Sports Hub
2015 Structural Engineering Excellence Winner / Sports or Leisure Structures Winner

Singapore Sports Hub

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Kallang, Singapore
Alfriston School Swimming Pool
2015 Education or Healthcare Structures Winner

Alfriston School Swimming Pool

  • Structural Designer - Elliott Wood
  • Location - Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
"Malapa" Hominid Fossil Site Cover + Visitors' Platform
2015 Community or Residential Structures Winner

"Malapa" Hominid Fossil Site Cover + Visitors' Platform

  • Structural Designer - Fellows Consulting
  • Location - Johannesburg, South Africa
The Vegas High Roller
2015 Arts or Entertainment Structures Winner

The Vegas High Roller

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Las Vegas, United States of America
Steel and Glass Features for the 300th Anniversary of Omsk
2015 Small Practices Winner

Steel and Glass Features for the 300th Anniversary of Omsk

  • Structural Designer - Malishev Engineers (formerly Malishev Wilson Engineers)
  • Location - Omsk, Russia
SSE Hydro
2015 Regional Groups Winner

SSE Hydro

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Restoration of Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall
2015 Structural Heritage Winner

Restoration of Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall

  • Structural Designer - T.Y. Lin International Pte. Ltd.
  • Location - Empress Place, Singapore
Believe in Better Building

Believe in Better Building

  • Structural Designer - Arup Associates and Engenuiti
  • Location - London, United Kingdom
Merchant Square Footbridge
2015 Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Merchant Square Footbridge

  • Structural Designer - Knight Architects and AKT II
  • Location - London, United Kingdom
Intesa SanPaolo Tower
2015 Commercial or Retail Structures Winner

Intesa SanPaolo Tower

  • Structural Designer - Expedition Engineering and Studio Ossola
  • Location - Turin, Italy
Schuman Bridge
2015 Highway or Railway Bridge Structures Winner

Schuman Bridge

  • Structural Designer - Flint & Neill
  • Location - Lyon, France
Jim Stynes Bridge
2015 Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Jim Stynes Bridge

  • Structural Designer - Aurecon
  • Location - Melbourne, Australia
Greenwich Reach Swing Bridge
2015 Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Greenwich Reach Swing Bridge

  • Structural Designer - Flint & Neill
  • Location - London, United Kingdom
Stage by the Sea
2015 Small Projects Winner

Stage by the Sea

  • Structural Designer - Expedition Engineering
  • Location - Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Melbourne School of Design
2015 Education or Healthcare Structures Winner

Melbourne School of Design

  • Structural Designer - Irwinconsult
  • Location - Melbourne, Australia
Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)
2015 Infrastructure or Transportation Structures Winner

Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)

  • Structural Designer - Thornton Tomasetti
  • Location - Anaheim, United States of America
Central London Stone Stair
2015 Small Projects Winner

Central London Stone Stair

  • Structural Designer - Webb Yates Engineers
  • Location - London, United Kingdom
Housing for Low-Income Communities in El Salvador
2015 Sustainability Winner

Housing for Low-Income Communities in El Salvador

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Nationwide, El Salvador

2014

Shenyang Hun River Ribbon Bridge
2014 Highway or Railway Bridge Structures Winner

Shenyang Hun River Ribbon Bridge

  • Location - Shenyang, China
Trimble Navigation's Office
2014 Commercial or Retail Structures Winner

Trimble Navigation's Office

  • Location - Christchurch, New Zealand
Elbebridge Schonebeck
2014 Highway or Railway Bridge Structures Winner

Elbebridge Schönebeck

  • Structural Designer - Leonhardt, Andrä und Partner Beratende Ingenieure VBI AG, Am Schießhaus 1 - 3, 01067 Dresden
  • Location - Schönebeck, Germany
Manchester Town Hall Complex Transformation Programme
2014 Structural Heritage Winner

Manchester Town Hall Complex Transformation Programme

  • Location - Manchester, United Kingdom
Adelaide Oval Redevelopment
2014 Sports or Leisure Structures Winner

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment

  • Structural Designer - Arup Pty Ltd
  • Location - Adelaide, Australia
Footbridge over the Bow
2014 Pedestrian Bridges Winner

Footbridge over the Bow

  • Structural Designer - Fast + Epp
  • Location - Banff, Canada
Kew House
2014 Community or Residential Structures Winner

Kew House

  • Structural Designer - Price & Myers
  • Location - London, England
Muregeya Bridge
2014 Pedestrian Bridges/Sustainability Winner

Muregeya Bridge

  • Location - Rutsiro, Rwanda
Lower Hatea River Crossing (Te Matau a Pohe)
2014 Small Practices Winner

Lower Hatea River Crossing (Te Matau a Pohe)

  • Structural Designer - Knight Architects
  • Location - Whangarei, New Zealand
Temple Lodge
2014 Community or Residential Structures Winner

Temple Lodge

  • Structural Designer - Ramboll
  • Location - London, United Kingdom
Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
2014 Sports or Leisure Structures Winner

Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium

  • Location - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Forth Rail Bridge
2014 Structural Heritage Winner

Forth Rail Bridge

  • Structural Designer - Pell Frischmann
  • Location - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Pulkovo International Airport
2014 Infrastructure or Transportation Structures Winner

Pulkovo International Airport

  • Structural Designer - Ramboll
  • Location - St Petersburg, Russia
Red Bridge House
2014 Small Projects Winner

Red Bridge House

  • Structural Designer - Lyons O'Neill Ltd
  • Location - East Sussex, United Kingdom
Glass Lantern, Apple Zorlu
2014 Structural Engineering Excellence/ Commercial or Retail Structures Winner

Glass Lantern, Apple Zorlu

  • Structural Designer - Eckersley O'Callaghan
  • Location - Istanbul, Turkey
WWF-UK - Living Planet Centre
2014 Education or Healthcare Structures/Sustainability Winner

WWF-UK - Living Planet Centre

  • Structural Designer - Expedition Engineering
  • Location - Woking, United Kingdom
Somerset House - The Miles Stair
2014 Small Projects Winner

Somerset House - The Miles Stair

  • Structural Designer - Techniker
  • Location - London, United Kingdom
Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art
2014 Arts or Entertainment Structures Winner

Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art

  • Structural Designer - Arup
  • Location - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex
2014 Arts or Entertainment Structures Winner

Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex

  • Structural Designer - WYG | Wiehag
  • Location - Bangor (NI), United Kingdom