Recognition of our work

THE SUNDAY TIMES BRITISH HOMES AWARDS 2016 - SHORTLISTED
The competition was to design a house to solve Britain's housing crisis - one of the most important architectural challenges of our time. Our design was an upbeat take on the immensely successful pattern of terraced houses.

RIBA SUFFOLK CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2015 - INDIVIDUAL AWARD
Chestnut Lodge received an RIBA Suffolk Craftsmanship Award 2015 for the superb carpentry in the project.  The main contractor was John W. Younger.

RIBA SUFFOLK CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2014 - AWARD
New Bells Farm received an RIBA Suffolk Craftsmanship Award (formerly Suffolk Association of Architects’ Craftsmanship Award) in the Major Alterations and Extensions category.  The main contractor was Gipping Construction Limited.

BOAT INTERNATIONAL FEBRUARY 2014 EDITION - ARTICLE
Superyacht Design:  Outside Influences - an interview with Rodney Black highlighting the differences in approach between residential and yacht design.

SOCIETY OF BRITISH INTERIOR DESIGNERS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS 2011 - FINALIST
Finalist in the Best Luxury Space category, Paris, 11 September 2011.

SAA CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2011 - AWARD
Oaks Barn received a Suffolk Association of Architects' Craftsmanship Award for a swimming pool in a new barn with floating roof. The main contractor was Rose Builders.

SAA CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2010 - AWARD
Wood Farm Barn received a Suffolk Association of Architects' Craftsmanship Award for the green oak timber frame constructed and erected by Ron Ames and sons, Mark and Tom. The main contractor was A. Porch & Sons.

PLACOPLATRE REGIONAL AWARD 2009 - AWARD
Awarded to Bruno Rodriguez for his plastering work at Belvedere, St. Tropez following our designs. This project was shortlisted for the Placoplatre National Trophy 2009.

SAA CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2008 - AWARD
Hintlesham Priory received a Suffolk Association of Architects' Craftsmanship Award for the major alterations and extension work. The main contractor was Rose Builders.

COUNTRY LIFE 2007
Rodney Black Design Studios was the first practice to be featured in a new series on finding an architect specialising in house restoration and improvement.

SAA CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2006 - SPECIAL AWARD
The Priory was the Winner of the Special Award as an example of outstanding merit. The main contractor was Rose Builders.

RIBA SPIRIT OF INGENUITY AWARDS 2005 - AWARD AND TWO COMMENDATIONS
Ash House received the Landscaping Award and Dairy House Farm received two Commendations, one for Landscaping and the second for Heritage.

SAA CRAFTMANSHIP AWARDS 2005 - AWARD
Wood Farm gained a Suffolk Association of Architects' Craftsmanship Award for the work undertaken by De Kewer Gale Builders.

HOME UK PUBLISHED 2004
Geary and Black are the featured architects with a double spread entry in this highly informative publication by Helen Kirwan-Taylor, well known author and journalist.
Book reference ISBN: 1 84091 378 9.

GEORGIAN GROUP AWARDS 2004 - SPECIAL COMMENDATION
Rose Cottage received a Special Commendation in the category New Building in a Georgian Context.

RIBA SPIRIT OF INGENUITY AWARDS 2004 - TWO AWARDS AND SHORT-LISTED PROJECT
Two of our projects were shortlisted for awards. Short Hoo and Wood Farm in the Home category and Wood Farm in the Heritage Conservation category. A double award - the Home Award and the Heritage Conservation Award - was made for our work at Wood Farm.

UK TRADE & INVESTMENT TOURISM, HERITAGE AND MUSEUMS BRITISH EXPERTISE OCTOBER 2003
The Stained Glass Museum, Japan, was featured in this prestigious brochure designed to demonstrate that companies in the UK are world leaders in the field of tourism development, through strategic planning, architectural design, exhibition and attraction design, marketing, management and training.

RIBA COUNTRY HOUSE COMPETITION - HIGHLY COMMENDED
Our competition entry to design a new country house in the Cotswolds for Mr. and Mrs. David Cardale was highly commended by the judges.

SAA CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARDS 2003 - AWARD
The White Lodge, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, gained a Suffolk Association of Architects' Craftsmanship Award. The main contractor was Robert Norman Associates.
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