Special Accolade

Building with Nature National Award 2021

The Building with Nature Award recognises the design, delivery and management of great places for people and wildlife. 

It is free to enter and is open to recipients of a Building with Nature Accreditation.

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What we are celebrating

This Award celebrates residential, commercial and community infrastructure schemes which have secured Building with Nature Accreditation – including Design Award and Full Award winners.

Entrants to this category can showcase how they have secured high-quality green infrastructure features at every stage of development: from planning, design, and implementation, through to management, maintenance, and monitoring.


To enter this Award: 

  • The entrant must be able to demonstrate that they are in receipt of a Full Accreditation for Building with Nature. This includes: Building with Nature Design Award; Full Award – subject to Post-Construction Check; and Full Award – signed off Post-Construction.

Judging criteria

This award will be scored by an independent panel of judges against our Judging Criteria:

  • Design 
  • Sustainability 
  • Value 
  • Professionalism 

Follow this link to read more details on these criteria and the sub-criteria to make sure you clearly identify how your work meets the specific requirements for your category. 

Building With Nature National Award 2020 Winner

An overview from the last years Awards winner on what made their entry successful and much more

Submitting your entry

This is an online entry and will follow a similar process to the Professional categories.

Make sure you carefully read the How to Enter page for important information about the process and conditions of entry.

You should also read the Judging Criteria and the guide to entering Professional categories for information on what you will need to provide in your entry.

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