Awards roundup

The Institution of Civil Engineers has awarded its 2015 Brunel Medal, which recognises excellence in civil engineering, to the Second Penang Bridge in Malaysia. At 24km, the Second Penang Bridge is the longest sea crossing in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, and is one of the largest sea crossing projects in the recent history of bridge construction around the world.   The bridge is seismic resilient and tsunami resistant.  The project is owned by Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd, the main contractor was China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd, the consultant for design, construction supervision and engineering was AECOM Asia Co. Ltd and the consultant for design was the China Highway Planning and Design Institute.

Burntwood School in Wandsworth, South London has won the RIBA Stirling Prize. It was rebuilt between 2011 and 2014 at a cost of £41M, to a design by architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. The judges said: "Burntwood sets a standard in school design that every child in Britain deserves.