Baumit Life Challenge 2020


The Baumit Life Challenge recognises and rewards the best façades in Europe.

Stand out Baumit projects from across 26 countries are collated and judged by a professional jury as well as a public vote. All the winners will be announced at a sparkling awards ceremony in Valencia in September. For more information the Life Challenge website here

In December 2019, we launched the UK Facade Challenge where 9 exceptional projects were voted as winners. These projects have now been entered into the Baumit Life Challenge and will be competing against facades from across Europe.


Please vote for your favourite projects from our UK entries using the links below or if you can't decide hop on and vote for them all!


Category: Single Family House
A contemporary home that takes advantage of sea views.

Archery Road
East Sussex

Category: Multi Family Residential
Baumit's UniRend System was specified as the high-performance flexible solution for a major new development.

Denham Film Studios

Category: Multi Family Residential
Complete renovation of render on a large multi occupancy building.

Category: Stunned by Texture
Complete renovation of the facade including a bespoke creative pattern.


Category: Stunned by Texture
Ashlar and diamond effect to create a copper cladding specification.

Category: Historical Renovation
A combination of systems used to create a seamless integration of old and new.


Category: Thermal Renovation
A complete renovation of the facade of a large family home.

Category: Thermal Renovation
Extensively refurbished, the property has StarSystem EPS applied and is finished in 1.5mm NanoporTop.

Methodist Church
East Sussex

Category: Thermal Renovation
A stunning renovation of a methodist church.

How the winners are selected

More than 300 projects are judged by a high caliber panel of 13 independent experts before the final. The 6 highest-rated façades in each category will be qualified as nominees for the final prize giving ceremony. Right before the event the jury panel will choose the final winners in each category as well as the ultimate Life Challenge Award winner – the very best of the best facades.

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