MawsonKerr named as RIBA Role Model Practice

RIBA Role Model Practice

At MawsonKerr we’ve strived for 7 years to be the best we can possibly be in every aspect of practice life.

It is a great honour that we have been selected by the RIBA as one of nine practices that extols key characteristics at the heart of what the RIBA stands for :

“Organisations that exercise a positive impact – on their people, their clients, the profession and wider society.”

Naturally we are delighted but as always, its work in progress…

More on the practices involved, large medium and small HERE

House of the Year Goes To…

Grand Designs Shawm House

Very pleased to be involved in Grand Designs House of the Year programme which goes out in November. Shawm House has been selected as one of the 20 best houses built in 2017.

In collaboration with RIBA, Grand Designs are showcasing the best houses of the year in the whole of the UK and we are amazed and excited in equal measure to be part of this.

See the longlist Here

Norbord Competition Win

Norbord Competition Win

It is fantastic to be able to announce that our proposal for the Norbord OSB competition has been selected as the winning design. Our approach in creating a high density development by interlocking low rise units allowing private external space was credited at a ceremony in London by Norbord and the RIBA Journal –

More on our competition winning scheme Here


New Architect in the Ranks

No this isn’t a blank piece of headed paper but the fruits of Mark’s hard work as we are delighted to announce he passed the final hurdle in becoming an architect.

Our first newly qualified Architect at MawsonKerr, although hopefully not the last (no pressure Daniel…)

Winners at the Regional RIBA Awards

We were rendered temporarily speechless after picking up three regional RIBA Awards at the recent North East RIBA Awards alongside some of the biggest names in architecture. Friar House picked up the award for the best conservation project as well as a regional award and we were delighted to be the winners of the Emerging Practice of the Year.

There were celebrations into the night and now the hard work continues to maintain the momentum!

Love Architecture Festival 2013

MawsonKerr are supporting the Love Architecture festival 2013 which is taking place between 21th – 30th June which has a variety of events nationwide promoting all aspects architectural

We will be at the “Tea with an Architect” event at Barker and Stonehouse in Newcastle on Saturday 22nd June and enjoying the Great Lego Challenge at John Lewis whenever we can!

For more information on Love Architecture click:



Forgotten Spaces Winner 2012

Our competitive proposal for an eco-driving range on the historic Dunston Staithes has been announced as the RIBA Forgotten Spaces Winner 2012. The monumental structure caught our imagination and we hope this may inspire much needed regeneration to the industrial monument.

We were delighted the structure and our intervention have been recognised in this competition. An exhibition on the shortlisted schemes is running in Newcastle’s Newgate Centre until December 14th.

Details on exhibition here