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An award-winning design studio, you can read more about O2i Design’s Awards & Publications below:-

Finalist LABC Awards – 2020

Once again, two of our latest projects made the shortlist in the LABC South West Building Excellence Awards 2020. In a year where competition has been fiercer than ever, we’re thrilled to announce that O2i Design Ltd has been shortlisted twice in the Finals of the LABC Building Excellence Awards 2020 (South West) for Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Dwelling. It’s a real boost to receive such positive recognition and we are proud to have two South Somerset homes in the competition.

Metro Newspaper, Property Supplement – March 2019 issue

Duncan and Andrea’s home was featured in the property supplement of the Metro Newspaper today.  The day allowed us to work again with Langport photographer Bill Bradshaw and meet journalist Chantelle Horton who came down to Somerset to quiz us about the project.  We looked at our home with fresh eyes and think about all the things we love about it.  You can read the article in full here.

Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine – February 2018 issue

We love the February 2018 issue of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine.  It features a project close to our hearts – a personal one – Our home.  Photography by Nigel Ridgen and words by Natasha Brinsmead. You can read more here.

South West Business Insider today

Our current project for the Royal Bath & West of England Society to create a new Rural Enterprise Centre that aims to provide a platform for rural businesses to succeed has been revealed further. You can read more about the project in South West Business Insider today here.

The Telegraph feature – June 2017 issue

Featured in the article “The Art of Living” is O2i Design’s extensive refurbishment of this Somerset Mill. Written by Jo Leevers in the Telegraph magazine (17/06/2017) with photographs by Penny Wincer. You can read more about the project here.

Winner of LABC South West Regional Building Excellence Awards 2017

Our designs for the Engine Room II, Somerset Film in Bridgwater, have just won the SW Best Public Service Building. The Award ceremony took place in May 2017 in Plymouth, and we could not be more pleased. You can read more about the winning project here. The project also made the shortlist for the Somerset Building Control Partnership.

Finalist LABC Awards 2017

Two of our latest projects made the shortlist in the LABC South West Building Excellence Awards 2017.

Payroll Giving 2017

O2i Design Ltd is proud to have received the Gold Award Certificate from Payroll Giving. This reflects the efforts that O2i Design has made to foster committed giving in the workplace. We won this award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Future Constructor & Architect

Our eco homes are featured in Future Constructor & Architect magazine; you can read more here.

Gold Winner – Green Apple 2016

Our two eco homes won the Green Apple Gold Award. The Green Apple Environment Awards ceremony took place in Westminster on 11th November 2016. You can read more here.

SW LABC Building Excellence Awards 2016 – nominated & finalists across five categories

Four O2i Design projects made the finals across five different groups in the SW Regional LABC – Building Excellence Awards 2016.

SW LABC Building Excellence Award 2013

One of our smallest extension projects was among the finalist of the South West Regional LABC Building Excellence Awards.

GOLD in the Green Apple Award – Architectural Heritage 2012

The Green Apple Awards are at the vanguard of environmental and sustainable best practice for the built environment and recognise projects that have made a positive impact in architecture, landscape architecture, preserving our national heritage, urban design and civil engineering. A gold win in this national Award.

SW LABC Building Excellence Award 2012

Finalists across 4 Awards. Nominated by South Somerset Building Control, O2i Design Consultants were finalists in the categories of Best individual dwelling, Best small commercial, Best Sustainable and Best Conversion.

Finalist in the SW Built Environment Awards 2012

O2i Design Consultants were delighted to be shortlisted in the South West Built Environment Awards 2012 (Sustainability Category).

Finalist in the Sustain Awards – Biodiversity Category 2012

O2i Design was shortlisted in the prestigious Sustain Awards for Sustainability, Business & the Built Environment.

Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine 2012

Great article on a client’s self-build home – a two-storey straw bale home featured in March 2012 Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine.

British Builder & Developer Magazine – Sustainable Building Supplement – January 2012

Sustainable Building Supplement, January 2012 issue of British Builder and Developer, takes a look at our Somerset project of CfSH (Level 5) homes in Somerset

Homebuilding & Renovating Awards 2011 – Readers’ Choice Eco Home Winner 2011

O2i Design gained the Planning Application Approval for Daisy Farm. This self-build eco-home was a remarkable achievement by owners Anthony and Andrew and a real testament of their drive and vision. Using the stone of the house they replaced and incorporating many sustainable design features, they achieved a home that perfectly represents their interest in low-impact living.

Winner Somerset Business Awards 2011

O2i Design’s team were thrilled to have won the much coveted “Business of the Year” award in the Somerset Business Awards. Somerset Chamber of Commerce organises these Awards and recognises and promotes the county’s talented entrepreneurs.

Sunday Telegraph October 2011

The Sunday Telegraph’s Environmental Property Journalist of the Year, Sarah Lonsdale, looked at the ownership of eco homes, including one of O2i Design’s eco projects. “It is light, airy and pleasant to live in.” says the owner. “My only worry is that we’ll never be able to live anywhere else as we have got used to such high standards.”

Finalist – Best Sustainable Project for SW Region LABC Building Excellence Awards 2011.

O2i Design Ltd was delighted that one of their projects was shortlisted in the 2011 Awards.  Winner of the Best Sustainable Project for SW Region LABC Building Excellence Awards for Sedgemoor, Taunton Deane and West Somerset

O2i Design Ltd was proud to win the LABC Building Excellence Award for “Best Sustainable Project” in Sedgemoor, Taunton Deane and West Somerset. “The judges felt that the project by O2i Design Consultants was unique in its sustainability credentials. The development of five dwellings on a confined site successfully achieved Level 5 under The Code for Sustainable Homes.”

Government Case Studies.

This Government publication featured one of O2i Design‘s projects as one of four national case studies in The Code for Sustainable Homes- Case Studies. This project was also awarded the ‘Best Housing Scheme’ by Regen South West for the development of five sustainable homes built to CSH Code Level 5.