25 May 2017
Following the recent RICS North East ‘Project of the Year’ triumph, the Word has added another award to its impressive collection, this time ‘Building of the Year’ in the RIBA North East Awards 2017.
The Word, designed by FaulknerBrowns architects and project managed by Ward Robinson for Muse Developments, opened its doors to the public in October 2016 and is the centrepiece of South Tyneside Council’s 365 regeneration plan to encourage visitors to the area.
The full list of The Word’s current awards are as follows:
Project of the Year, 2017 RICS Awards, North East
Community Benefit, 2017 RICS Awards, North East
Design through Innovation, 2017 RICS Awards, North East
Tourism & Leisure, 2017 RICS Awards, North East
Building of the Year, RIBA North East Awards 2017
RIBA North East Award, RIBA North East Awards 2017
Best Public Service Building, LABC Northern Awards 2017
Public Sector Interiors Project of the Year, Mixology North16 Awards
Best Regeneration or Restoration Award, Living North Awards 2016