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11th International Gypsum Trophy

The 11th Saint-Gobain International Trophy in Lisbon Marks 20 Years of Healthy Competition

450 GUESTS REPRESENTING 37 COUNTRIES 87 PROJECTS 14 PRIZES 5 DAYS OF JUDGING 1 NIGHT IN LISBON

The 11th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy took place in March 2018 in Lisbon. From the Americas to Asia, from Europe to Africa, some 87 projects competed in 6 categories (Ceilings, Plaster, Plasterboard, Innovation & Sustainability, Residential, and Non-Residential) for the chance to win one of the 14 prizes.

Every two years since 1998, contractors from around the globe submit their most innovative Drywall systems projects in the Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy. From its origins in Paris to this year’s event in Lisbon, the Trophy honours those craftsmen who use our solutions in sustainability, comfort, safety, aesthetics, and modularity to build a better world.

The UK entered projects in four categories, winning the Runner up prize in the Residential Category for The Star and Garter luxury apartments in Richmond, London.

Plasterboard Category

National College For High Speed Rail, Doncaster
Contractor: Tudorharp Ltd
Architect: Bond Bryan Architects Ltd
British Gypsum Representative: Paul Makler

Non-residential Category

Leeds University Technical College, Leeds
Contractor: Sparta Systems Ltd
Architect: Race Cottam Architects Ltd
British Gypsum Representative: Paul Makler

Plaster Category

Fitzroy House, Adolescent mental health facility, Northampton
Contractor: Taylor Hart
Architect: P+HS Architects
British Gypsum Representative: Matt Tidmas

Residential Category

The Star and Garter, restoration and conversion of a Grade II listed old home for injured servicemen to luxury apartments, Richmond, London
Contractor: PM White Drylining
Architect: PDP London
British Gypsum Representative: David Baker

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