Accreditation & Awards

Taking pride in our work

Taking pride in our work

DB3 carry numerous accreditations, as would be expected of a leading Architectural Consultancy. Combined with award winning capability, our clients can expect high levels of Quality assurance and Performance.

DB3 Accreditations

  • RIBA Chartered Practice
  • CIAT Registered Practice
  • CIBSE Directory of Practices & Firms
  • CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessors
  • ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management System
  • Altius Approved Elite Vendor
  • H&S SSIP Accredited, through Eurosafe and Alcumus
  • Constructionline Gold Member
  • Achilles RISQS Accredited
  • Cyber Essentials Plus

  • Insider Property Industry Awards Yorkshire: 2018 Architectural Practice of the Year / Design Excellence / Regeneration Project of The Year, Shortlisted – Leeds College of Music. 2015 Highly Commended Architectural Firm of the Year
  • London Construction Awards: 2018 London Build Excellence / Regeneration Project, Shortlisted – Chancery Lane Residential
  • Education Estates Awards: 2018 Refurbishment Project, Shortlisted – Leeds College of Music
  • AJ Retrofit Awards: 2018 Further & Higher Education, Shortlisted – Leeds College of Music
  • Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber Awards: 2018 Building Project of the Year, Shortlisted – Leeds College of Music
  • RICS Design Through Innovation Award: 2017
  • BD Awards: 2017 Sports & Leisure Architect of the Year, Shortlisted
  • RICS 2017 Regional Award: 2010, 2011 Various, Shortlisted – Airedale Air Conditioning
  • RIBA Regional Award: 2015 Small Project Award – Leeds College of Music
  • Green Apple Awards: 2015, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 – Various
  • RTPI Wales Planning Award: 2014 – Ysgol Craig Y Deryn School
  • SCALA Awards: 2014 Civic Building of the Year, Highly Commended – Michael, Woods Leisure Centre, Fife. Commended – Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre
  • Scottish Property Awards: 2014 Architectural Excellence Award – Michael Woods Leisure Centre, Fife
  • CPRW Awards: 2014 Special Award – MOMA Machynlleth Tannery Gallery
  • LABC Building Excellence Awards: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 – Various
  • LABC Design Excellence Awards: 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002 – Various
  • Leicestershire & Rutland Craftsmanship Awards: 20013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2002 – Various
  • Civic Trust Awards: 2012, 2007, 2006, 1993, 1990 – Various
  • CIAT Award: 2010 Technical Excellence, Highly Commended – Marks & Spencer, Liverpool. 2009 Commendation – CAB University of Huddersfield
  • RICS Pro Yorkshire Awards: 2009 Shortlisted – CAB University of Huddersfield
  • Retail Interiors Awards: 2010 Best International Interior, Shortlisted – PAN Emirates, Dubai
  • BCSE Awards: 2009 Inspiring Design for Special Schools – Threeways School, Bath
  • ASDA Stores Supplier Awards: 2009 Best Consultant & Best EDLC (Every Day Low Cost) Initiative
  • RIBA White Rose Award: 2009 Bronze award – Creative Art Building, University of Huddersfield
  • BREEAM Awards: 2008, 2007, Various
  • Insider Yorkshire Renaissance Awards: 2006 Best Restoration project – Milton Centre University of Huddersfield
  • Montgomeryshire Design Awards: 1997, 1994 – Various
  • Snowdonia National Park Awards: 1992 Good Design in the Countryside Award – Aberdovey Yacht Club
  • Prince of Wales Design Awards: 1990 Good Design Awards – St Giles Business Park for the DBRW
  • RIBA Awards: 1968 Commendation – Llwydcoed Cremaorium