Awards

We are very proud to have been involved with so many award winning projects over the years.

Queen's Award for Enterprise

Charcoalblue has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition for its excellence in International Trade, 2020.

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is now in its 54th year and is the most prestigious business award in the UK. The awards celebrate the success of exciting and innovative businesses who lead the way with pioneering products or services, deliver impressive social mobility programmes or show their commitment to excellent sustainable development practices.

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RIBA

  • 2019 RIBA London Award for LAMDA
  • 2019 RIBA London Award for Alexandra Palace
  • 2019 RIBA London Award for Battersea Arts Centre
  • 2019 RIBA London Award for the Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House
  • 2019 RIBA London Award for the Southbank Centre
  • 2019 RIBA East Award for The Peter Hall Performing Arts Centre at Perse School, Cambridge
  • 2019 RIBA East Award for Simon Sainsbury Centre, Cambridge
  • 2019 RIBA North West Award for the Preston Bus Station Refurbishment
  • 2019 RIBA South West Award for Bristol Old Vic
  • 2017 RIBA Regional Award (South West & Wessex) Building of the Year for Cedars Hall at Wells Cathedral School
  • 2017 RIBA Regional Award (Yorkshire) and 'Client of the Year' for York Theatre Royal
  • 2017 RIBA Regional Award (South East) for Brighton College Music School
  • 2017 RIBA Regional Award (North West) for Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
  • 2017 (Shortlist) RIBA London Award to Theatre Peckham, London
  • 2016 RIBA National and Regional Award (North West) for HOME Manchester
  • 2015 RIBA National and Regional Award (London) for the National Theatre
  • 2015 RIBA Regional Award (London) for Donmar Warehouse
  • 2015 RIBA Regional Award (South East), 'Building of the Year', Sustainability Award and Conservation Award for Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize, National Award, Regional Award (North West) and 'Building of the Year' for Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2014 RIBA East Award for St George's Chapel in Great Yarmouth
  • 2014 RIBA Regional Award (London) for JW3
  • 2014 (Shortlist) RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist for Library of Birmingham
  • 2013 RIBA Regional Building of the Year for 400 Hall, Repton
  • 2012 RIBA Regional Award (White Rose) and 'Building of the Year' for Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2012 RIBA Regional Conservation Award and the Hadrian Award for Theatre Royal in Newcastle
  • 2012 (Shortlist) RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist for the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2011 RIBA Regional Award for UK Centre for Carnival Arts in Luton
  • 2011 RIBA Regional Award for Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon
  • 2010 RIBA Regional Award for the Aldeburgh Music Creative Campus, Snape Maltings in Suffolk
  • 2010 RIBA Regional Award for Nottingham Contemporary
  • 2009 RIBA Regional Award for Quarterhouse in Folkestone
  • 2009 RIBA Regional Award for Curve Theatre in Leicester
  • 2008 RIBA National Award for the North Wall Theatre in Oxford
  • 2008 RIBA National Award for Bluecoat Arts Centre in Liverpool
  • 2007 London Building of the Year and Regional Award for the Young Vic Theatre in London
  • 2007 RIBA National Award for the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2007 RIBA National Award (conservation) for Roundhouse
  • 2006 RIBA Arts Building Award for the Unicorn Theatre, London
  • 2006 RIBA Arts Building Award to Siobhan Davies Dance Centre, London
  • 2005 RIBA SE Region Award to Amnesty International HQ, London

AIA

  • 2017 AIA National Architecture Award to St Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO NYC
  • 2016 AIA NY Architecture Honor Award to St Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO NYC
  • 2014 AIA UK Excellence in Design Award for The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2011 AIA New York State Design Award 'Citation' for St Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO NYC

Civic Trust

  • 2019 Civic Trust Award for Simon Sainsbury Centre in Cambridge
  • 2019 Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design for Darlington Hippodrome and Theatre
  • 2019 Michael Middleton Special Award to Simon Sainsbury Centre in Cambridge
  • 2017 Civic Trust (South East) Award to Brighton College Music School
  • 2017 Civic Trust Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design and Commendation to HOME Manchester
  • 2016 Civic Trust Award to National Theatre, London
  • 2015 Civic Trust Award and an AABC Conservation Award for Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 2015 Civic Trust Award and Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Univeral Design to Library of Birmingham
  • 2015 Civic Trust Award to St George's Chapel in Great Yarmouth
  • 2015 Civic Trust Award to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2015 Civic Trust Award to JW3, London
  • 2014 Civic Trust Award and Pro Tem Special Award (exemplar project) to the Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2014 Civic Trust Award to Chobham Academy, London
  • 2013 Civic Trust Award to the Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2013 Civic Trust Award to Regents Park Open Air Theatre - Dressing Room Block, London
  • 2013 Civic Trust Award to the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury
  • 2013 Civic Trust Award to Theatre Royal in Newcastle
  • 2012 Civic Trust Award and the Civic Trust National Panel Special Award to the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2012 Civic Trust Award to Royal Shakespeare & Swan Theatres Transformation, Stratford upon Avon
  • 2008 Civic Trust Special Award for Access to the Roundhouse in London
  • 2008 Civic Trust Award to Young Vic Theatre, London
  • 2008 Civic Trust Award to North Wall Theatre in Oxford

RICS

  • 2017 (Shortlist) RICS Building Conservation and Tourism and Leisure Award to York Theatre Royal
  • 2016 RICS Community Benefit Award to Lyric Hammersmith, London
  • 2016 RICS London Tourism and Leisure Award to NT Future at the National Theatre, London
  • 2016 RICS North West Tourism and Leisure Award to HOME Manchester
  • 2012 RICS Design and Innovation Award to 400 Hall, Repton
  • 2012 RICS Conservation Award to Theatre Royal Newcastle
  • 2010 RICS East of England Conservation Award (Joint Winner) to Aldeburgh Music Creative Campus at Snape Maltings in Suffolk
  • 2009 RICS Community Benefit Award for Courtyard Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

The Stage

  • 2017 (Shortlist) Regional Theatre of the Year to Bristol Old Vic
  • 2017 (Shortlist) London Theatre of the Year to The Old Vic
  • 2016 The Stage Awards 'Theatre Building of the Year' to the National Theatre, London
  • 2015 The Stage Awards 'Theatre Building of the Year' to Liverpool Everyman Theatre (joint winner)
  • 2015 The Stage Awards 'Theatre Building of the Year' to Roundabout at Paines Plough (joint winner)

USITT

  • 2016 USITT Architecture Honour Award to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2012 USITT Architecture Honour Award to the Royal Shakespeare & Swan Theatres Transformation, Stratford upon Avon
  • 2007 USITT Merit Award to Unicorn Theatre, London
  • 2007 USITT Merit Award to Young Vic Theatre, London

Other Accolades

  • 2019 UK Theatre Awards 'Most Welcoming Theatre' to Storyhouse in Chester
  • 2019 Malvern Civic Society Award for Architecture to The Rogers Theatre at Malvern College, Great Malvern
  • 2019 British Construction Industry Award (Shortlist) to Royal Opera House, London
  • 2019 British Construction Industry Award (Shortlist) to Southbank Centre, London
  • 2019 Concrete Society Award (Shortlist) for the Peter Hall Performing Arts Centre at the Perse School in Cambridge
  • 2017 RIAS Award - Rockvilla, National Theatre of Scotland
  • 2017 Creative Green Awards 'Best Performing Arts Venue' to Young Vic, London
  • 2017 Creative Green Awards 'Best Office' to Donmar Warehouse, London
  • 2017 Creative Green Awards 'Highest Achievement for Commitment' to Lyric Hammersmith, London
  • 2017 ARCHITECT Progressive Architecture Awards to the Perelman Performing Arts Center in NYC
  • 2017 INSIDE Civic, Culture & Transport Award to York Theatre Royal
  • 2017 Chicago Athenaeum 'International Architecture Award' to the Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 2017 Chicago Athenaeum 'International Architecture Award' to the Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2017 Chicago Athenaeum 'International Architecture Award' to St Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO, NYC
  • 2016 Architizer A+ Award (Special Mention, Cultural) to St Ann's Warehouse, DUMBO NYC
  • 2016 Municipal Arts Society 'Masterworks Award for Best Adaptive Reuse' to St Ann's Warehouse, DUMBO NYC
  • 2016 New London Architecture 'Mixed Use Unbuilt' Shortlist to St Giles Circus, London
  • 2016 Retrofit Awards (Shortlist, Culture) to York Theatre Royal
  • 2016 Urban Land Institute NY 'Award of Excellence in Institutional Development' to St Ann's Warehouse, DUMBO NYC
  • 2015 Architizer A+ Award (Shortlist) to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2015 Architect's Newspaper 'Best of Design Award for Adaptive Ruse' to St Ann's Warehouse, DUMBO NYC
  • 2015 Mies Van Der Rohe (Shortlist) to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2015 New London Architecture Public Buildings 'Unbuilt Winner' to Alexandra Palace, London
  • 2015 New London Architecture Public Buildings 'Built Winner' to the NT Future at the National Theatre, London
  • 2015 Retrofit Awards (Shortlist, Cultural and Public Buildings) to NT Future at the National Theatre, London
  • 2015 Retrofit Awards (Shortlist, Heritage / Listed Buildings) to Chichester Festival Theatre
  • 2015 UK Theatre 'Most Welcoming Theatre' NE Regional Winner to Theatre Royal Newcastle
  • 2015 UK Theatre 'Most Welcoming Theatre' SE Regional Winner to Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury
  • 2015 WAF Awards 'Education Future Project' to Wellington College in Crowthorne
  • 2015 World Interior News Awards to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2014 Architizer A+ Award (Finalist) to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2014 Blueprint Award (Winner) 'Best Public Use Project to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2014 Blueprint Award (Commended) 'Best Public Project' to Library of Birmingham
  • 2014 Blueprint Award (Winner) 'Best Sustainable Project or Product' to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2014 Chicago Anthenaeum International Award (Winner) to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2014 German Design Awards (Winner) Gold Award to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2014 LABC Building Excellence Award to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2014 WAN Performing Spaces Award (Winner) to Liverpool Everyman Theatre
  • 2014 WAN Performing Spaces Award (Shortlist) to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2013 Building Excellence Awards to Bristol Old Vic
  • 2013 Empty Space Peter Brook's Award to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2013 New London Architecture Award for Best Temporary Building to The Shed at the National Theatre, London
  • 2012 BCIA (Shortlist) to the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury
  • 2012 Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists 'Gold Award for Technical Excellence' to 400 Hall, Repton
  • 2012 Construction Excellence Award for Heritage (North East) to Theatre Royal Newcastle
  • 2012 Structural Steel Design Award to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2012 Wallpaper Design Awards 'Judges Award for Best Public Building' to Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2011 BCIA (Winner) to the Royal Shakespare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2011 BCIA (Shortlist) to the Core Theatre at Corby Cube
  • 2011 Building Awards 'Winner of Project of the Year' to Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2011 Condé Nast Traveller 'Innovation and Design Award for Culture' to Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2011 FX Design Award International Winner to Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2011 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award (Shorlist) to Core Theatre at Corby Cube
  • 2011 The British Design Awards 'Best Architectural Achievement' to the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2011 Wallpaper Design Awards 'Best Architectural Achievement' to Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield
  • 2010 BCO National Award Project up to 2000m² to Graeae Theatre Company, London
  • 2010 Best Public Building Kent Design Awards t Quarterhouse in Folkestone
  • 2010 Construction Project of the Year, Inside West Midlands Property Awards to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2009 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award (Finalist) to National Theatre Studio, London
  • 2008 Chicago Athenaeum International Awards (Winner) to Young Vic Theatre, London
  • 2007 Evening Standard Theatre Awards 'Special Award for Innovative Theatre Architecture; to Young Vic Theatre, London
  • 2007 LEAF 'Public Building of the Year Award' to Young Vic Theatre, London
  • 2007 Prague Quadrennial UK Entrant (Shortlist) to the RSC Courtyard Theatre in Stratford upon Avon
  • 2006 BD Public Building to Unicorn Theatre, London
  • 2006 BD Architect of the Year to Roundhouse, London
Sarah Nathan

To hear more about our award winners, speak to Sarah

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Sarah Nathan

To hear more about our award winners, speak to Sarah

Contact Sarah

+44 207 928 0000