Last call for entries for Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards 2021

Last call for entries for Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards 2021

The 2021 Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards recognise and reward sustainable development across the county. Buildings completed in Hertfordshire over the past three years are eligible to enter before the deadline of Friday 14th May.

The Awards recognise teams adopting best practice in sustainable design and construction across the county. They showcase and celebrate exemplar sustainable developments that demonstrate innovation, creativity, design quality and place making and which make a real difference.

Jennifer Owen, Building Futures and Landscape Manager for Hertfordshire County Council, commented: “We are passionate about acknowledging and supporting exemplar design, construction and retrofit projects that utilise sustainable processes and technologies at the Building Futures Awards. It is a great platform to celebrate excellent design and innovation which benefits the environment and quality of life for residents in Hertfordshire. Many exemplary projects have already been nominated, from individual buildings through to holistic large-scale developments, and we look forward to celebrating all the success stories at the Awards in October.”

Projects can be nominated under one or more of the four award categories: Design Excellence, Most Sustainable Construction, Retrofit for the Future and Project of the Year. Schemes must be located in Hertfordshire and completed between 28th April 2018 and 21st February 2021.

Any development is eligible for nomination, no matter how big or small, from individual buildings to large scale developments. Projects can include new-build, conversion and refurbished schemes in the residential, commercial, retail, education, health and leisure sectors.

Previous winners include Cassiobury Park Hub, Watford; St. Albans Museum and Gallery, St. Albans; and Garden Avenue/Furzen Crescent, Hatfield. Winning schemes for 2021 will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony on 21st October at Knebworth Barns.

If you have been involved in a project, or know of a development which you think deserves to be a winner of the 2021 Awards, please download an application pack from or email

For more information about the Awards, please visit

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