Five Constructing Excellence Awards for Newcastle University project

The Urban Sciences Building (USB) for Newcastle University swept the board at the Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards (CENE), winning five industry awards, including Building Project of the Year.

Taking the prize in all five shortlisted categories, the USB was recognised with awards in Digital Construction, Sustainability, Offsite Project of the Year, Integration and Collaborative Working, and Building Project of the Year.

Opened in September 2017, the £58million 12,500 sqm USBis a flagship development. The building and its surrounding city area is a living laboratory underpinning research to make urban centres more sustainable for future generations. Along with being home to the World Top 100 School of Computing, the USB also houses many other exciting facilities.