Accreditation & Awards

Taking pride in our work

DB3 carry numerous accreditations, as would be expected of a leading Architectural Consultancy. Combined with award winning capability, our clients can expect high levels of Quality assurance and Performance.

DB3 Accreditations

  • AJ100 Company
  • RIBA Chartered Practice
  • Certified Passivhaus Designers
  • CIAT Registered Practice
  • CIBSE Directory of Practices & Firms
  • CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessors
  • ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management System
  • Altius Approved Elite Vendor
  • H&S SSIP Accredited, through Eurosafe and Alcumus
  • Constructionline Gold Member
  • Achilles RISQS Accredited
  • Cyber Essentials Plus

 

AWARDS

DB3 Group Awards

DB3 Group Awards

City of Manchester Business Awards 2022 ‘Architect of the Year’  – Winner

City of Birmingham Business Awards 2022  ‘Architect of the Year’  – Winner

Digital Enterprise Top 100 2021

Insider Property Industry Awards 2018 ‘Architectural Practice of the Year’ & ‘Design Excellence’ – Winner

BD Awards 2017 ‘Sports & Leisure Architect of the Year’ – Shortlisted

RICS Design Through Innovation Award 2017

Insider Property Industry Awards 2015 ‘Highly Commended Architectural Firm of the Year’

DB3 Project Awards

DB3 Project Awards

Llys Cadwyn Regeneration: Winner – Cardiff Property Awards 2021 and Ystadau Cymru 2021 Award for ‘Creating Economic Growth’; Highly Commended – British Construction Industry Awards 2021; CLAW Project of the Year Awards 2021

Adidas Oxford Street: Gold Winner – London Design Awards 2020

Leeds College of Music: Winner – RIBA Regional Award 2015 ‘Small Project Award’; Shortlisted – Insider Property Industry Awards Yorkshire 2018 ‘Regeneration Project of the Year’, Education Estates Awards 2018 ‘Refurbishment Project’, AJ Retrofit Awards 2018 ‘Further & Higher Education’; Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2018 ‘Building Project of the Year’

Chancery Lane Residential: Shortlisted – London Construction Awards 2018 ‘London Build Excellence’ & ‘Regeneration Project’

Airedale Air Conditioning: Winner – RICS 2017 Regional Award ‘Design through innovation’

Ysgol Craig Y Deryn School: RTPI Wales Planning Award 2014

Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre: Commended – SCALA Awards 2014 ‘Civic Building of the Year’

Michael Woods Leisure Centre: Highly Commended – SCALA Awards 2014 ‘Civic Building of the Year’; Scottish Property Awards 2014 ‘Architectural Excellence’

MOMA Machynlleth Tannery Gallery: CPRW Awards 2014 ‘Special Award’

Marks & Spencer, Liverpool: Highly Commended – CIAT Award 2010 ‘Technical Excellence’

PAN Emirates, Dubai: Shortlisted – Retail Interiors Awards 2010 ‘Best International Interior’

Threeways School, Bath: BCSE Awards 2009 ‘Inspiring Design for Special Schools’

ASDA Stores Supplier Awards: 2009 ‘Best Consultant’ & ‘Best EDLC (Every Day Low Cost) Initiative’

University of Huddersfield, Creative Art Building: Bronze Awards – RIBA White Rose Award 2009; Commendation – CIAT Award 2009; Shortlisted – RICS Pro Yorkshire Awards 2009

University of Huddersfield, Milton Centre: Winner – Insider Yorkshire Renaissance Awards 2006 ‘Best Restoration Project’

Aberdovey Yacht Club: Winner – Snowdonia National Park Awards 1992 ‘Good Design in the Countryside Award’

St Giles Business Park for the DBRW: Winner – Prince of Wales Design Awards 1990 ‘Good Design Awards’

Llwydcoed Cremaorium: Commendation – RIBA Awards 1968

Various Awards

Various Awards

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS): 2017, 2011, 2010

Green Apple Awards: 2015, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

LABC Building Excellence Awards: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

LABC Design Excellence Awards: 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002

Leicestershire & Rutland Craftsmanship Awards: 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002

Civic Trust Awards: 2012, 2007, 2006, 1993, 1990

BREEAM Awards: 2008, 2007

Montgomeryshire Design Awards: 1997, 1994

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