Shortlist 2023

Banya and Garden Studio

Cooke Fawcett Ltd

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Housing the traditional elements of a Russian ‘Banya’—including sauna, bucket shower, and plunge pool—as well as a garden studio, this unusual and inventive project was designed by architects Cooke Fawcett in collaboration with interior designers Black and Milk.

Elizabeth Mews

Trewhela Williams

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A garage conversion and ground floor refurbishment of a compact courtyard house on a quiet cobbled mews within the Belsize Park Conservation Area.

Breathable House

Mike Tuck Studio Ltd

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Breathable House grew from close collaboration with our client who wanted to transform their Victorian terraced house into a light-filled, breathable home, shaped by natural materials.

CLT House

Unknown Works

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CLT House is a renovation and extension project transforming a modest mid-century terrace into a bold and sustainable new home.


R2 Studio Architects

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Inspired by the owner’s enthusiasm for early 20th century expressionist art group Die Brücke this home reinterprets contemporary living through an artist’s lens.

Colour Casing

District. Architects

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The scheme sought to create the flexibility of a three bedroom two reception house within the footprint of an original small one bedroom flat with a new ground floor wrap around extension.

Kitchen in the Woods

A Small Studio

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This home extension is an ecologically sympathetic design. The modernist house sits in a small oasis of protected woodland within the Dulwich Estate which is a conservation area in south London.

DB Apartment

Studio Hallett Ike

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This double extension and refurbishment project introduces light and airy lateral living into a previously enclosed ground floor apartment.

Rotherfield Street


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Atelier Baulier has remodelled and extended the lower-ground floor flat of an early Victorian house adding a 20 square metre single storey extension spanning the full width of the rear elevation.

Graphic House

Office S&M

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Graphic House is an Edwardian home in Hackney that has been transformed by Office S&M to reflect the tastes of its graphic designer owners.

Low Energy House

Architecture for London

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An Edwardian terrace in Muswell Hill was extended and refurbished to create a comfortable, low energy house. The original structure of the house was revealed, its modest beauty celebrated.

Lubetkin Apartment

Studio naama

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The refurbishment of an apartment in Berthold Lubetkin’s Grade II listed Sivill House.

Walled Garden

nimtim architects

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A reimagining of a typical London Victorian maisonette, within the Minet estate Conservation Area, as a place of reflection and sanctuary from the city.

White Patio House in Camberwell

Pashenko Works

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The project is a prototype for urban dense living, where the traditional type of a terraced house backed by a garden has been transformed into a new type - a patio house.

The Secret Garden Flat

Nic Howett Architect

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The Secret Garden Flat is a self build project, it is a bedroom extension of a lower ground floor flat and the construction of a garden studio for the architect and his ceramicist partner to work from.