FIS Skills’ #iBuiltThis2017 competition ran on social media during September to attract young people and promote the construction industry as a career choice. The winners were announced last month at UK Construction Week. Read on to find out which ‘build’ caught the judges’ eye.

Architect and host of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces George Clarke joined FIS and sponsors on stage at UK Construction Week to announce the three age category winners of #iBuiltThis2017 along with a special Judges’ Award for Excellence. Well done to everyone who took the time to showcase their ‘build’ and congratulations to the finalists and winners.

LEGOLAND Contest – Sponsored by Building Heroes

Age Group: 13 and under

Winner: Kendrick Long for his project – New Three Little Pigs


iPhone 8 Contest – Sponsored by Home Builders Federation (HBF)

Age Group: 14 to 18

Winner: Emily Ash for her project – Wall and Cavity Synoptic Testing



St Pancras Renaissance Hotel Contest – Sponsored by Silver Trowel

Age Group: 19 and over

Winner: Carwyn Jones for his project – The Dragon’s Eye



Judges Awards for Excellence – Sponsored by Nevill Long

Winner: Frankie Bicker for the Royal Academy of Arts restoration project for Artisan Plaster



Main image caption: George Clarke (l) and Colin Teagle (r) of category sponsor Silver Trowel presenting the 19 and over award to Carwyn Jones for his project, The Dragon’s Eye