Shortlist announced for 2021 Building Innovation Awards

by Liam Turner
Building Innovation Awards trophies

The shortlist has been revealed for the 2021 Building Innovation Awards, which serve to celebrate forward-thinking individuals and organisations within the UK construction industry.

Nearly 100 entries have been submitted for this year’s awards, whose 20 categories cover everything from modular construction to digital transformation, blockchain to AI.

The winners will be announced at The Point, Old Trafford, Manchester on 4 November 2021.

The Shortlist

Most Innovative Contractor (sponsored by PROCORE)


Skanska UK


Most Innovative Consultancy

Bond Bryan Digital

Creative ITC

Waldeck Consulting

Most Innovative Supplier

Ardent Hire Solutions

Baxi Heating

Convert Energy

DataScope Systems

Wykamol Group

Best Offsite / Modular Innovation

Alternative Heat

Darwin Group

EOS and Appi

Ultrapanel Building Technologies

Best Asset Management Innovation

Ardent Digital Platform – Ardent Hire Solutions



Best Health & Safety Innovation

Gridlocked – UnderConstruction Mobile App

Powertrack – Novus48

Safety Net Recovery System – Brilliant Ideas

Small Hole Cover – Brilliant Ideas

Best Materials Innovation

Dekton – Cosentino

EOS and Appi

Gapotape – Gapogroup

Most Innovative New Product (sponsored by C-PROBE)

Alimats – Brilliant Ideas



Methanol fuel cells – NMCN

On-site App – 4PS UK



Safety Shield Vue – Ardent Hire Solutions

SLAPP Clamp – Brilliant Ideas

Twinned Therm FCAPS – Ash Fire

VDIPOD – Creative ITC

Best Digital Transformation (sponsored by revizto)

Ardent Digital Platform – Ardent Hire Solutions

Gridlocked – UnderConstruction Mobile App


Best Use of Emerging Technology

C-Probe Systems

ONE Creative environments (ONE)



Best Use of Information Management Using BIM (sponsored by UK BIM Alliance)


One Nine Elms – ONE Creative environments (ONE)

The Beckton Depot Maintenance Facility Building – Arcadis

Waldeck Consulting

Best Technology Partner (sponsored by Bricsys)


ALICE Technologies

Creative ITC

DataScope Systems


Ensign Advanced Systems

Integrity Software Systems

Open ECX – WebContractor




Most Innovative Infrastructure Project

Flow Bridge – Knight Architects

Panoptic Bridge Management – Waldeck

Transpennine Route Upgrade, West

Most Innovative Public Sector Project

Magheracross Viewpoint – Charles Brand

The Active Office – SPECIFIC, Swansea University

Most Innovative Restoration/Refurbishment Project

Apple Fifth Avenue – Foster + Partners

Padiham – Places for People

The Helmsley Building – C-Probe Systems

The Mill, Waterside Village – HSSP Architects and Solus Homes

Most Innovative Commercial Project

The Duke of York Restaurant – Nex

The Place, Leeds – Citu

Most Innovative Energy Project

The Energy Station – EnviroTech Energy Management

University of Westminster – Convert Energy

Most Innovative Building Project

From every project campaign entered, the Building Innovation Awards judging panel will recommend the project that they feel constitutes the best work they have seen across all entries.

The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Young Innovator 2021

Jagannatha Reddy – Arcadis

Will Renals – VolkerFitzpatrick

Innovation Champion 2021

Chris Massey – Brilliant Ideas

Jeremy Fish – Ardent Hire Solutions

Jose Oliveira – DiRoots

Vishwas Pahariya – Arcadis

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