Successful surfaces

Materials World magazine
1 Apr 2015

The UK Surface Design Awards celebrated the most innovative examples of progressive design in projects both in the UK and internationally. Here are the winners…

Supreme Winner 

Ospedale Giovanni XXIII Chapel, Italy

Designed by: Traversi and Traversi Architetti and Aymeric Zublena Materials: Graphic concrete 

The chapel was praised by the panel for its beautiful surfaces that create a spiritual environment for contemplation and meditation.
It was described as ‘simply stunning’. 

Commercial Exterior Surface 

For Eloise, London 

Designed by: Robert Dawson

Materials: Ceramic tiles

Commercial Interior Surface 

The Buckley Building, London 

Designed by: Buckley Gray Yeoman

Materials: Cantilevered concrete

Housing Exterior Surface 

Kew House, London

Designed by: Piercy and Company

Materials: Pre-weathered steel

Housing Interior Surface 

Cascade House, London

Designed by: Patalab Architecture

Materials: Timber panels

Light and Surface Exterior 

The Arts Space at the Hereford College of Arts, Hereford

Designed by: Hewitt Studios

Materials: Timber structure 

Light and Surface Interior

GE Innovation Centre, Saudi Arabia

Designed by: AK Design

Materials: Clear polycarbonate sheets cover the display

Public Building Exterior Surface 

Techno-Prisme Storage Depot, France 

Designed by: Brisac Gonzalez Architects

Materials: Aluminium panels with a steel structure, infilled with concrete

Retail Interior Surface 

Butlers Chocolate Café, Ireland 

Designed by: Giles Miller Studio

Materials: 4,000 cast brass-capped tiles