Academy Court – Up for a Host of Awards


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The Academy Court housing development was opened in July this year and has already been entered and shortlisted for various awards:

starMJ Awards – the project was commended in the Best Social Housing Initiative category

starInside Housing Development Awards –the development is one of the finalists in the Best affordable housing development (26 -70 homes) category

IHDA finalist

The Inside Housing Development Awards are an opportunity for landlords, developers and architects to enter their best developments and teams to be recognised in the UK.

An expert panel of judges has short listed entries across 14 categories for 2018 and will subsequently meet to discuss and decide the eventual winners, which will be revealed on Thursday 29 November.

starSURF Awards – shortlisted

The purpose of the SURF Awards is:

  • To recognise and reward best practice and innovation in community regeneration;
  • To promote and disseminate best practice across Scotland as means of sharing knowledge and experience, and thereby enhancing future policy and practice;
  • To highlight the role that regeneration projects have in improving the wellbeings panel of 20 judges, drawn from national bodies and community groups, have agreed upon 15 shortlisted projects for 2018. The judging panel visited on 25 October for a presentation and visit to the site, results will be announced on 6 December.

starDundee Institute of Architects – shortlisted in the Best Group Housing and Regeneration Category.

Judges visited the site on Wednesday 10 October and winners will be announced on 15 November 2018.

starAngus Design Awards – Awards and commendations will be announced spring 2019. Submissions are invited for completed developments that have had a positive impact within the local area.



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