2020 GAGA Construction Awards

Welcome to the Galvanizers Association Galvanizing Awards (GAGAs), a free annual competition which has been recognising the use of galvanizing since 1994.

Thank you to all entrants of this year’s Galvanizing Awards. The judging panel consisted of Matthew Wells (Techniker), Isabelle Priest (RIBA Journal), Robin Dryer (Chadwick Dryer Clarke Studio) and Iqbal Johal (Galvanizers Association).

GAGA 2020 shortlisted entries

Our GAGA shortlist includes a wide variety of projects ranging from intricate sculptures to major infrastructure projects. View all projects here.

GAGA 2020 winners

The 26th anniversary of the Galvanizers Association Galvanizing Awards celebrated conservation, innovation and sustainability when it was held online on Tuesday the 17th November.

Projects that prioritised radical conservation, portable architecture for sites at risk, and a new vision for the first sake production on UK soil, just some of the winners at this year’s GAGAs.

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It was quite a shock, the shortlist was incredibly strong and we genuinely didn’t expect to be asked to step on stage.

Tonkin Liu Architects, Architecture Winners

Construction Awards 2019

The 25th anniversary of the Galvanizers Association Galvanizing Awards celebrated conservation, innovation and sustainability.

Projects that prioritised public engagement with landscape and resident culture were favourites with the judges, with winners evidencing strongly the connection between the built world and nature.

Read more about GAGA 2019  



Construction Awards 2018Construction Awards 2018

Longevity, beautiful design and a deep running concern for sustainability were the dominant themes of the 2018 GAGAs. The UK’s awards to celebrate and reward the most forward looking and exploratory applications of galvanizing in design, art and construction took place at the gracious Edwardian surroundings of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Read more about the 2018 Construction Awards

Construction Awards 2017Construction Awards 2017

The 2017 GAGAs were marked by a record attendance at 4 Hamilton Place, with its gracious surroundings and chic terrace overlooking Hyde Park Corner. Entrants proved that a simple robust technique which is over 200 years old could still be harnessed to produce visionary architecture and engineering.

Read more about the 2017 Construction Awards