The David Mackay award for Engineering and Sustainability 2024 Commendation

To promote a wider understanding and appreciation of the construction industry

Photograph of the exterior of Kings College Stephen Taylor Court

The David Mackay award for Engineering and SustainabilityHighly commended: Stephen Taylor Court

In this category there was one winner and one commendation.


Client: King’s College, Cambridge

Architect: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Environmental Engineering: Max Fordham

Structural Engineer: Smith & Wallwork

Landscape Architect: Robert Myers Associates

Cost & CDM Consultant: Faithful & Gould

Planning Consultant: Turley

Main Contractor: Gilbert Ash

Passivhaus Assessor: Warm

Photography: James Newton


Judges Comments

“This is a very impressive scheme with ultra-low embodied carbon, and an impressive EUI from which much will be learned. It is reassuring to see the environmental brief for college accommodation buildings continue to push and the engineering outcomes deliver against them.”