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The Dewi-Prys Thomas Award 2023

The Dewi-Prys Thomas Award 2023 winner was announced at the RSAW Welsh Architecture Awards Ceremony at Parkgate Hotel, Cardiff on 24 May 2023. Eighteen entries were received, including six individual houses, conversions, or house extensions, three individual public art works, a public art programme for a major hospital, four community buildings, two master planning projects, a café extension to an independent arts centre, and a city-centre hotel.Judging panel standing by the submitted works












Wise Building set into the hills


Studio Response
For curating and implementing the innovative public art programme at The Grange University Hospital, Cwmbrân, in collaboration with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Laing O’Rourke Construction, and architects, BDP.

Art for the Grange from Studio Response on Vimeo.

Prize: silver medal and prize certificate



Short listed:
House at Rhosili, Gower peninsular
Maich Swift Architects

Grange Pavilion ,Grangetown, Cardiff
Benham Architects.

Organised by the Dewi-Prys Thomas Trust and Royal Society of Architects

The judges for the Dewi-Prys Thomas Prize 2015 were:
Pat Borer: Architect and visiting professor at the Centre for Alternative Technology.
Simon Fenoulhet, Artist, public art consultant, and trustee of the Dewi-Prys Thomas Trust.
Steffan Jones-Hughes: Artist and director of Oriel Davies, Newtown
Simon Richards: Director of Land Studios
Jonathan Vining (chair): Architect, urban designer, commissioner of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, and trustee of the Dewi-Prys Thomas Trust.

Photograph/image credits:
Award ceremony: RSAW
Video: Studio Response / The Grange University Hospital Arts Programme