Building & Interior Design Awards

Building & Interior Design Awards 2013

Residential Winner: Widdrington

Surrounded by Hamilton Harbour on three sides, the grand Widdrington property, owned by the O’Shea family, sits elegantly at the end of Old Slip Lane in Pembroke. A derelict but wonderful garden folly, created in the 1940s by a former owner and predated by a fisherman’s hut and boat slip built in the late 1800s, existed on the grounds.     Like The Secret Garden, the folly was a series of Bermuda-stone walls with wild overgrowth, stairs leading to nowhere…

Building & Interior Design Awards 2013

Commercial Winner: Colonial Insurance

Turning a dark, disjointed and confusing office space into a bright and welcoming experience for clients gave the architects and designers at Cooper Gardner a decisive win in the commercial division in this year’s Building Design Awards.      Colonial…

Building & Interior Design Awards 2013

Residential Runner Up: Catlin Mews

Successfully turning a dark and dated cottage into an ideal home for a soon-to-be retired couple looking to downsize has earned architect David Benevides of Benevides and Associates a runner-up award in this year’s Bermuda Building Design Awards.    …

Building & Interior Design Awards 2013

Residential Honourable Mention: Fairholme

Successfully melding traditional Bermudian architecture on the exterior with a modern, contemporary living space on the interior is a trademark of sorts for architect David Benevides. Fairholme, which sits high on a hill in Paget, is his latest and greatest…