Seven projects shortlisted for The Pineapples 2024 awards

Six projects shortlisted for The Pineapples 2024 awards

We are delighted that seven projects we have been working on across the Useful Simple Trust have been shortlisted for The Pineapples 2024 award.

The awards, which utilises the historic pineapple symbol of welcome in UK architecture, recognizes excellence in every stage of the development, design, and delivery of placemaking, from community engagement to Place of the Year across 16 categories.

88 projects are now in the running for a ‘golden pineapple’ for their contribution to place, including: 

Community Engagement

Hartree, Cambridge  
Services: Sustainability Masterplanning & Implementation Support 
Client: TOWN & Landsec/U+I with Cambridge City Council 
Collaborators: Useful Projects, Thomas.Matthews & Construction Innovation   

The Phoenix, East Sussex 
Services: Development infrastructure & Sustainability Masterplanning
Client: Human Nature Places 
Collaborators: Periscope, Arup, Adam Richards, AL-JAWAD Pike, Archio Ltd, Ash Sakula Architects, Charles Holland, Mae, Material Cultures, Mole Architects, Rabble Architecture, Atelier Ten, Whitby Wood & WSP  

Future Place 

Oxford North, Oxford 
Services: Sustainability Masterplanning 
Client: Oxford North Ventures 
Collaborators: Useful Projects, Fletcher Priest Architects, Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Stantec, Wilkinson Eyre & Gort Scott  

Red Bank, Manchester
Services: Sustainability Masterplanning
Client: Far East Consortium
Collaborators: Maccreanor Lavington, Schulze + Grassov, Op-en & WSP

Future Public Realm 

Dock Branch, Birkenhead 
Services: Sustainability Masterplanning 
Client: Wirral Council with OPEN 
Collaborators: Useful Projects, Maccreanor Lavington, PLACED Landscape Projects, Civic, Mott MacDonald, BB Heritage & Walker Sime  

Meridian Water, London 
Services: Sustainability Masterplanning 
Client: Enfield Council 
Collaborators: Taylor Woodrow, Arup, Stace, Kjellander Sjoberg & Mae    

Place in Progress 

Harringay Warehouses, London 
Services: Sustainability Masterplanning 
Client: Provewell Ltd with Ruth Campbell & Co 
Collaborators: Morris+Company, London Structures Lab, Campbell Cadey, Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, Ingenium, Container City & Dakota  

View the full shortlist here.   

The winning projects will be announced at The Pineapples Party, hosted in St Andrew’s Church Holborn, on 16 May 2024.