Wood Awards 2012 Gold Award and Structural Award - Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool

Scott White and Hookins are pleased to have been involved with the Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool which scooped the top award the hotly contested Wood Awards 2012 competition.

Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool
Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool

The project also won the Structural category, before being crowned winners in front of an audience of over 200 leading construction figures at yesterday’s awards ceremony in London.

The Wood Awards, is Britain’s premier award for wood in buildings promoting outstanding design of the world’s most naturally sustainable material.

Structural judge, Andrew Lawrence of Arup, praised the Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool’s innovative timber structural solution developed by Scott White and Hookins.

With its even front and repeating rhythm, the building is excellently resolved to make a special place. It is not only intelligent, but is as lovely as the images lead you to believe

Andrew Lawrence , Arup

Scott White and Hookins also scooped a Gold Award for the structure, being described as “A real cracker of a building”

The Wood Awards truly celebrates innovative design and craftsmanship, and the Hurlingham Club Outdoor Pool is without doubt a worthy winner; we were presented with a whole hearted complete package

Michael Morrison , Chairman of the Judges

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