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We are very proud of our work and believe that independent validation through industry awards help to benchmark our projects against others.

MacEwen Award

RIBA Journal MacEwen Award - Margate Caves

Kaner Olette was commended by the RIBA Journal 2020 MacEwen Award - an award recognising “architecture for the common good” for Margate Caves. The community hub was commended for having ‘raised aspirations of what the built environment can be and the self worth it can provide.’

AJ Award

AJ Retrofit Award - Peacehaven

Kaner Olette won the 2016 AJ Retrofit Award for the Gateway Interpretation Café in Peacehaven. The building was chosen due to its exemplar retrofit design, holistic sustainability and truly collaborative local community led approach.

RIBA South East Award

RIBA South East Award - Peacehaven

Peacehaven was awarded an RIBA South East Award as it is a project that "represents far more than the sum of its parts; where architecture with a capital ‘A’ is less important than the contribution made to a wider need".


Constructing Excellence Sustainability Award - Peacehaven

The Constructing Excellence Sustainability Award recognises "the very best companies, collaborations and projects". The Gateway Cafe at Peacehaven was chosen due the fact it "overwhelmingly met all category criteria", "with excellent community buy-in and great focal point for the local business to thrive".

Sussex Heritage Trust

Sussex Heritage Trust - PeacehavenRidleys Court

Both The Gateway Cafe at Peacehaven and Ridleys Court have been recognised by the Sussex Heritage Trust by being highly commended in the 2016 award process.

Green Apple Award

Green Apple Award - Ridleys Court

"The Green Apple Environment Awards were launched in 1994 and have become well established as one of the most popular environmental campaigns in the world". Ridleys Court was the National Bronze Award winner for the Regeneration and Restoration category.

LABC Award

Local Authority Building Control Award - Ridleys Court

Ridleys Court was selected as a "Building Excellence" regional finalist in 2015.

Green Apple Award

Civic Trust Award - Kilmorey Mausoleum

Kilmorey Mausoleum was a regional finalist in 2016.

Angel Award

The Historic England Angel Award - Kilmorey MausoleumWoodberry Wetlands

After an invitation to apply from Historic England, Kilmorey Mausoleum and Coalhouse at Woodberry Wetlands have both received a certificate of recognition.

Angel Award

Hackney Design Awards - Woodberry Wetlands

Woodberry Wetlands is currently shortlisted for the Hackney Design Award

Angel Award

Downland Prize - Reculver Visitors Centre

Reculver Visitors Centre won the Highly Commended Small Project Award by the Downland Prize in 2009.