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Digital Construction Awards shortlists revealed: The Forge leads the way

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Landsec’s MMC demonstrator project, The Forge in Southwark, leads the nominations for the Digital Construction Awards.

The office development is shortlisted in five categories:

  • Best use of data on a project
  • Digital construction project of the year
  • Digital innovation in offsite
  • Digital innovation in on-site productivity
  • Digital partnership

As well as Landsec, The Forge involves Bryden Wood, Sir Robert McAlpine and Mace.

Bryden Wood scored another pair of nominations in the Best application of technology and Best use of data on a project categories with its automated cable routing management system with Transport for London.

Mace, Multiplex, Skanska, Vinci

Mace dominates the Digital innovation in offsite category, in which all three shortlisted entries focus on a different Mace project.

Entries from or featuring Skanska UK and Skanska joint ventures were shortlisted 10 times in total across six categories.

Multiplex and Vinci Construction secured three nominations, while BAM Nuttall and Taylor Woodrow are each shortlisted twice.

The awards attracted more than 120 entries of which 63 have been shortlisted across 11 categories. The entries were judged by a panel of impartial and unbiased industry leaders, representing a wide spectrum of disciplines and expertise from across the industry.

You can view the shortlists in full on the Digital Construction Awards website. There is no shortlist for Digital Champion of the Year: the winner will be revealed alongside the other 11 victors at the awards dinner on 12 July at the Brewery in London.

The awards are run by Digital Construction Week (DCW), the Chartered Institute of Building, and media titles Construction Management and BIMplus.

Construction Management editor Will Mann and DCW co-founder Ollie Hughes said: "We’re delighted that the response to the Awards has been so strong. We received many compelling, high calibre entries, and we thank the judges for the time they took to review them.

"To make it on to one of the category shortlists is a victory in itself: we salute all the shortlisted entrants and wish them good luck for 12 July."

Join the industry’s best

You can join them by booking your places at the awards. There is an early bird discount of 20% for those who book tables before 5pm on 20 May.

The Digital Construction Awards celebrate best practice and reward innovation in the application of BIM and digital technology in the built environment sector.

Awards sponsors include Revizto, Bluebeam, Procore, Autodesk, Solibri and the Association for Project Safety.

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