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Over the years Urbis has won a number of accolades, ranging from its design to its programming, its website and marketing materials to its restaurant  The Modern Bar and Restaurant and the Reclaim project.

Please see below for an overview…

Awarding Body Award Year
DIFA International Award for the Revitalisation of Urban Quarters 2002
International Design Magazine Imagining’s – Imagining the City exhibit Gold Winner for best installation 2002
  Copper in Architecture 2002
  Built in Quality 2002
Elevator World Project of the Year 2002
American Institute American Institute of Architect Design in Excellence (Commendation) 2003
City Life Awards Exhibition of the Year -The Peter Saville Show 2004
MEN Awards Rock ‘n’ Roll Icons: The Photography of Mick Rock Exhibition of the Year 2005
Manchester Tourism Awards Tourism Website of the Year Winner 2006
Fresh Design Awards Illustration (Advertising) Urbis Triptych – Summer Icons CampaignSILVER 2006
Fresh Design Awards Illustration Urbis Triptych – Summer Icons CampaignBRONZE 2006
Manchester Tourism Awards Best Large Tourist Attraction of the Year 2007
Cheshire Life Food and Drink Awards Highly commended Manchester Newcomer of the Year 2008-9
Philip Lawrence Awards RECLAIM 2008
National Crimebeat Awards RECLAIM Best Project for improving community safety 2008
Positive Action Awards North West 08 Winner Visitor Attraction 2008
Peace Activist of the YearCarisma Peace Week Winner Ruth Ibegbuna 2008
Hope and Optimism awards Best Arts and Culture 2008
Manchester Confidential Best of… EMORY DOUGLAS Best major art gallery museum exhibition 2008
Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards Restaurant of the Year 2009
Manchester Tourism Awards Tourism Bar of the Year 2009
Manchester Tourism Awards Taste of Manchester Award 2009


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