Scottish Civil Engineering Awards 2020

 

Scottish Civil Engineering Awards

Celebrating outstanding civil engineering achievement, innovation and ingenuity in Scotland

Scottish Civil Engineering Awards 2020

Update 16th June 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 public health guidance and the wider industry landscape, CECA Scotland and ICE Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Civil Engineering Awards Judging Panel, have agreed we should postpone the 2020 awards and delay their delivery to late spring 2021.

A further update, including a new timetable, will be published once the Civil Engineering Awards Judging Panel meet (virtually) later in the summer.

It is however anticipated that all entries received so far will be carried over, with a window for additional new entries, opening towards the end of this year.

Thanks once again to CECA members for supporting the Scottish Civil Engineering Awards.


 

2020 Scottish Civil Engineering Award Categories

Please note that details of how to enter will be shared here once a new timetable has been agreed for the delivery of the Awards. All entries submitted by the original 1st June deadline will be carried forward.

Entries will be considered by an expert industry panel who will allocate each one to a category. Projects should demonstrate innovation, creativity and social value and all must be able to clearly show their positive impact on the communities they serve and demonstrate how civil engineering has contributed to a more sustainable environment and to improved physical and social wellbeing.

More than one award may be made within a particular category. Projects with an out-turn value of under £2 million will be recognised separately to larger projects.

The 2020 categories will include:

Greatest Contribution to Scotland

This award is given to the project that most beneficially impacts the people of Scotland and visitors to Scotland and best showcases the vital contribution that civil engineers make to Scottish life.

Best Infrastructure Project

This award recognises civil engineering excellence in the design and construction of transport, geotechnical or water engineering; energy, waste or regeneration.

Innovation Award

This category rewards ground-breaking developments in products, materials and ways of working which changes future practices. The entry can apply to a new method or the development of an existing method to enhance project outcomes

Building Award

The building award recognising the engineer’s part in collaborative working across the whole design and construction team to produce a building solution that is elegant and positively influential.

Engineered in Scotland

This category rewards projects of excellence situated outside Scotland developed by teams in Scotland. It recognises the significance of work conducted by Scotland’s civil engineers both nationally and globally.

Sustainability and Resilience Award

Recognising the best civil engineering intervention that has significantly improved the sustainability or resilience of a new of existing piece of infrastructure or a building. The judges will assess whether it significantly improves environmental outcomes.

Community Award

For projects that have made a significant contribution to their local area involving the local community in an innovative or exemplary way. It could be for a public space project with significant positive impact upon the local community or a restoration of historic infrastructure.


2019 Scottish Civil Engineering Award Winners

2019 Awards Video

Find out more about all projects shortlisted in 2019 in the Awards video below:

The premier showcase for engineering excellence in Scotland

We are now seeking entries for the 2020 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards, celebrating outstanding civil engineering achievement, innovation and ingenuity in Scotland.

Jointly managed by CECA Scotland and ICE Scotland, the awards are widely recognised as the highest honour for engineering excellence in the built environment, showcasing the success of Scottish civil engineering.

Last year’s winners included the V & A Museum of Design in Dundee, the Stirling-Dunblane-Alloa Electrification Project and the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.

The 2020 awards will be presented at a lunchtime event in the autumn, attended by senior figures from Scotland’s construction and built environment industries.


How to enter

Completed applications should be e-mailed to:

scotland@ice.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 20th April

A Guidance Pack can be downloaded here

Entry forms can be downloaded here


Award Categories

Entries will be considered by an expert industry panel who will allocate each one to a category. Projects should demonstrate innovation, creativity and social value and all must be able to clearly show their positive impact on the communities they serve and demonstrate how civil engineering has contributed to a more sustainable environment and to improved physical and social wellbeing.

More than one award may be made within a particular category. Projects with an out-turn value of under £2 million will be recognised separately to larger projects.

The 2020 categories will include:

Greatest Contribution to Scotland

This award is given to the project that most beneficially impacts the people of Scotland and visitors to Scotland and best showcases the vital contribution that civil engineers make to Scottish life.

Best Infrastructure Project

This award recognises civil engineering excellence in the design and construction of transport, geotechnical or water engineering; energy, waste or regeneration.

Innovation Award

This category rewards ground-breaking developments in products, materials and ways of working which changes future practices. The entry can apply to a new method or the development of an existing method to enhance project outcomes

Building Award

The building award recognising the engineer’s part in collaborative working across the whole design and construction team to produce a building solution that is elegant and positively influential.

Engineered in Scotland

This category rewards projects of excellence situated outside Scotland developed by teams in Scotland. It recognises the significance of work conducted by Scotland’s civil engineers both nationally and globally.

Sustainability and Resilience Award

Recognising the best civil engineering intervention that has significantly improved the sustainability or resilience of a new of existing piece of infrastructure or a building. The judges will assess whether it significantly improves environmental outcomes.

Community Award

For projects that have made a significant contribution to their local area involving the local community in an innovative or exemplary way. It could be for a public space project with significant positive impact upon the local community or a restoration of historic infrastructure.


2019 Scottish Civil Engineering Award Winners

2019 Awards Video

Find out more about all projects shortlisted in 2019 in the Awards video below: