studio partington
award winning architects

Press & Awards


Studio Partington is a multi-award-winning practice with over 20 years experience in architectural design and masterplanning. We have developed a reputation for combining technical design ability with excellent organisation and delivery, with our work at the forefront of energy efficient housing design contributing to research for future sustainability standards.


National Urban Design Awards, Practice Project

Construction News Awards, Best Innovation

New London Architecture Awards - Finalist

Off-site construction Awards - Finalist

Civic Trust Awards - Regional finalist

RICS, Community Benefit category - Highly Commended

Ashden Awards, Sustainable Building

Energy Efficiency Awards, East Midlands winner

Structural Timber Awards - Finalist

NLA Public Housing: a London renaissance, Hathersage & Besant Courts

The Guardian, Nottingham Homes 2050

LABM Magazine, Nottingham Homes 2050

Independent Schools Magazine, Holmewood House School

Education Design & Build Magazine, Holmewood House School

Design Matters: RIBA Award Winning Homes, Derwenthorpe

BBC, Swanage Pier

University Business Magazine, Hox Park

Offsite Magazine, Hox Park

Higher Education Estates magazine, Hox Park

FutureBuild, presenting on overheating and the benefits of off-site construction

BBC, Nottingham Homes 2050

National Energy Foundation and Energiesprong UK High-impact retrofits, Nottingham City Homes 2050


AJ Specification Awards Brick & Stone - Finalist

What House? Awards, Best Partnership Scheme

Shift Awards, Sustainable Retrofit of the Year (under 50 homes)

British Construction Industry Awards , Housing Project of the Year - Highly Commented

AJ Architecture Awards, Community & Faith Project - Finalist

AJ Retrofit Awards - Finalist

Inside Housing Development Awards - Finalist

Education Estates Awards - Finalist

New London Architecture Awards, Masterplans & Area Strategies

UK Housing Awards, Innovation of the Year

Housing Design Awards - Finalist

Civic Trust Awards - Regional finalist

Climate Change Progress Report - Recommended in Committee

NHBC Foundation guide - Futurology: the new home in 2050

DA Magazine, Derwenthorpe

Age Friendly Housing, Derwenthorpe

Social Housing Green Paper, Derwenthorpe

RIBA's Ten Characteristics of Places where People Want to Live, Derwenthorpe

UK Green Building Council, Nottingham Homes 2050

CIBSE Journal, Nottingham Homes 2050

AJ Specification, Nottingham Homes 2050

NLA, Factory-made Housing Exhibition, Nottingham Homes 2050

London Open House, Golden Lane Community Centre

Architect's Journal. Golden Lane Community Centre

AJ Specification, Holmewood House School

Museum of Architecture, Gingerbread City, exhibited at the V&A


AJ Architecture Awards, Sustainable Project of the Year

RIBA National Awards

RIBA Yorkshire, Project Architect of the Year - Adam Cornish

RIBA Yorkshire, Sustainability Award

RIBA Yorkshire Award

Inside Housing Development Awards, Best Affordable Housing Development

York Design Awards, Large Residential

York Design Awards, Lord Mayor’s Award for overall best scheme

Better Buildings: Learning from buildings in use

RIBAJ, Derwenthorpe

Concrete Quarterly, Derwenthorpe

BBC, Swanage Pier

BBC, Nottingham City Homes


Housebuilder Awards, Best Design for three storeys or fewer

NHBC Foundation Guide: The advantages of new homes

NHBC Foundation Guide to New Home Technology


Building for Life Award

NHBC Homes through the decades


Civic Trust Awards

Building for Life Award

RTPI Yorkshire Planning Excellence Award

NHBC Foundation Guides: Part L 2013 (Masonry and Timber Frame Construction)


Building Awards, Highly Commended Housing Project

Housing Design Awards, Completed Project

York Design Awards, New Build: Residential

RIBAJ, Richard Partington on Low Carbon Home Technology

Sunday Times, The Chocolate Works

NHBC Foundation Guide: Designing Homes for the 21st Century


The Sunday Times British Homes Awards, Affordable Housing Development

Sustain Magazine, Howden Masterplan

NHBC Foundation Guide: Understanding Overheating

Temple Avenue Project Guide: New Homes & Refurbished Homes

NHBC Foundation Guide: Part F 2010

Low Carbon Homes Guides: Masonary, Concrete Frame, Insulating Concrete Frame and Timber Frame