2017 Winners

Take a look at who won the Build It Awards in 2017. 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. Click to view a list of our 2016 winners.

Best Self Build or Renovation Project

Sponsored by IDSystems

Richard & Zoe Berry  for their amazing Edinburgh church conversion.

View their story here.

Best Self Build Architect or Designer

Sponsored by Kloeber

Tomas Millar, Millar + Howard Workshop for Dursley Treehouse

Best Renovation / Extension Architect or Designer

LA Hally Architect for House 288

Best Self Build for under £250k

Potton for the Sawyers’ bespoke build

Best Off-site Manufactured Home

Meisterstueck-Haus for Kawartha

Best Collective or Group Self Build Project

Sponsored by Self Build Zone

Older Women’s CoHousing (OWCH) for New Ground Cohousing

Best Custom Build Project or Model

Sponsored by Custom Build Strategy

Graven Hill Village Development Company

Best Council for Self / Custom Builders

Plymouth City Council

Best Builders Merchant for Self Builders

LBS Builders Merchants

Best Timber Frame Home

Fleming Homes for New Maesgwyn

Best Oak Frame Home

Welsh Oak Frame for Walnut Tree Cottage

Best Brick/Masonry Home

Strom Architects for The Quest

Best Eco Home

Beattie Passive for Corvalla

Best Windows

Gowercroft Joinery for their Richmond & Winston Heritage Windows

Best Glazed Doors

Solarlux Systems for The Bi-Fold Door

Best Joinery product

Kevala Stairs for Glenmore Luxury Staircase

Best Heating Product

Earth Save Products for Ecocent

Best Plumbing or Drainage Product

Wirquin for the Nano 6.7

Innovation in Insulation

Kingspan Timber Solutions  for ULTIMA Building System powered by Kingspan Kooltherm

Best Sustainable Technology or Product

Kensa Heat Pumps for Kensa Evo Series

Best Home Technology Product

Loxone for Loxone Tree

Best Cladding System or Product

Accsys Technologies for Accoya Wood

Best Roofing System or Product


Best Self Build Lender

Bath Building Society

Best SIPs Home

JML Contracts for Pitairlie Roundhouse

Outstanding Contribution to Self-build 2017

The National Self Build & Renovation Centre