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Building for Life awards

A Building for Life award

Building for Life awards celebrate well-designed housing projects and neighbourhoods in England.

The Building for Life awards recognise housebuilders and housing associations that demonstrate a commitment to high design standards, good place making and sustainable development.

This year's awards will be given out at an event in November sponsored by Barratt Developments PLC.

How do the awards work?

Schemes are entered for Building for Life awards each spring by developers, housing associations, architects or planners.  Entries are formally assessed against the 20 Building for Life criteria and all those achieving 14 or more receive either a silver or gold standard.

Schemes achieving a Building for Life standard are shortlisted for awards.  An independent judging panel then selects outstanding schemes to receive a Building for Life award.

Ten outstanding housing schemes won Building for Life Awards in 2010.

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