2016 Winners

We’re delighted to reveal the Build It Awards 2016 winners. We had hundred’s of amazing entries, demonstrating excellence across all aspects of self build and renovation, including remarkable projects, innovative products, essential services and superior suppliers.

Best Self Build or Renovation Project

Sponsored by IDSystems

Darren Findlow & Anthony Higham for their Characterful Woodland Self Build. View their story here.


Best Self Build Architect or Designer

Sponsored by Kloeber

Strom Architects for Woodpeckers

Best Collective or Group Self Build Project

Sponsored by Self Build Zone

Housing People, Building Communities – Kingsey Road, Liverpool

Best Custom Build Project or Model

Sponsored by Origin

Custom Build by Potton – Multiple Custom Build Projects

Best Council for Self / Custom Builders

Sponsored by Custom Build Strategy

Teignbridge District Council

Best Builders Merchant for Self Builders

Mike Wye & Associates

Best Timber Frame Home

Facit Homes for Maryon Road

Best Oak Frame Home

Carpenter Oak for Hart House

Best Brick/Masonry Home

Beco Products for Lower Cottage Farm

Best Eco Home

Sponsored by Jewson

RDA Architects for Chiswick Eco Lodge

Best Windows

Idealcombi for their Futura+ / Futura+i

Best Glazed Doors

Sponsored by the NSBRC

IDSytems for theEDGE

Best Joinery product

Kloeber UK for FunkyFront

Best Heating Product

Mendip Stoves for The Woodland Stove

Best Plumbing or Drainage Product

Ideal Standard for AquaBlade

Innovation in Insulation

Sponsored by NaCSBA

Solalighting for the Energy Care Optima Enhancement for Solatube

Best Sustainable Technology or Product

Sponsored by the Structural Timber Association

Solarmass for Ergosun Solar Roof Tiles

Best Home Technology Product

Plumis for Automist Smartscan Enables Open Plan Transformation

Best Cladding/ Roofing System or Product

Smartroof for the Smartroof ‘Room in Roof’ Panel System

Best Self Build Lender

Sponsored by BuildStore

Chorley Building Society for their Self Build Product Range

Best SIPs Home

Sips Eco Panels for The Robinson & Devlin Home