For the first time in the 65-year history of the Civic Trust Awards, a project has received two National Special Awards — The National Panel Special Award, which stands as the top award, chosen by National Panel members from among this year's winning projects, and the Special Award for Sustainability, granted to projects demonstrating exceptional sustainability credentials across various parameters including design, materials, construction methods, and long-term energy consumption. The project celebrated during the 2024 ceremony is The New Temple Complex by James Gorst Architects, with Skelly & Couch credited for developing the building’s environmental strategy. In presenting the award,…

Wednesday, 05 July 2023


Over the past six years, Skelly & Couch projects have achieved many architectural and sustainability awards, including 36 RIBA Regional Awards, 12 RIBA National Awards and 20 Civic Trust honours, among many other industry prizes. Four of our projects were RIBA Stirling Prize finalists over four consecutive award years: • 2021 - Cambridge Central Mosque (Marks Barfield)• 2020 – no awards due to pandemic • 2019 – The Weston, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Feilden Fowles)• 2018 - Chadwick Hall, University of Roehampton (Henley Halebrown)• 2017 - Command of the Oceans, Chatham Historic Dockyard (Baynes & Mitchell) Environmental engineering services at three…

Wednesday, 24 May 2023


Press highlights of our award-winning projects and other industry news. NEW - An in-depth building study of the remarkable and stunning White Eagle Lodge temple in east Hampshire, where Skelly & Couch's environmental design strategy is grounded in passive design principles.    

Thursday, 12 January 2023

S&C's Civic Trust Awards haul

The new year has kicked off with several gongs for S&C! No fewer than four of our projects are winners in the 2023 Civic Trust Awards. 

Skelly & Couch Associate Ben Hunt (second from left) leads the client’s prize-winning team for original design and out-of-the-box thinking. Skelly & Couch and global engineering consultancy Worley recently held a hackathon at the London Museum of Water and Steam. The challenge: to explore strategies to decarbonise the museum and support its pathway to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Theatre Royal Drury Lane - nominated in The Stage Awards 2022. Skelly & Couch has completed environmental engineering work at two of the three venues nominated for the prestigious Theatre Building of the Year prize in The Stage Awards 2022.

Cambridge Central Mosque by Marks Barfield Architects has been shortlisted for the 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize.

Skelly & Couch projects have won five RIBA National Awards 2021.

Wednesday, 01 September 2021

Skelly & Couch's eleven best RIBA hits

Skelly & Couch projects have scooped eleven RIBA Regional Awards 2021.

Skelly & Couch projects feature strongly in this year’s RIBA Regional Awards with five accolades presented by RIBA South East alone.

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