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Best Houses

Shortlisted Best House - Domestic projects

The most beautiful, innovatively designed and impeccably constructed new single family dwellings, conversions and extensions to houses, with a certain regard to Building Control/Excellence.

Shortlisted projects



Folds House

A scheme to open up a period terraced house to views of the adjoining Parkland Walk nature conservation area, featuring a pleated roof at the back of the house.

  • by Bureau de Change Architects
Folds House picture 1 Folds House picture 2

Church Crescent

A semi-detached Edwardian House in Muswell Hill, transformed into a contemporary, calm and welcoming family home.

  • by Mulroy Architects
Church Crescent picture 1 Church Crescent picture 2

Coolhurst Road

A side extension to a late Victorian House in a conservation area - the contemporary design complements the best examples of housing in the area in scale, massing and materials.

  • by Alexander Martin Architects
Coolhurst Road picture 1 Coolhurst Road picture 2

Corner House

A new family home built with solid environmental credentials and to a high standard of design.

  • by Zuber Dobson Architects
Corner House picture 1 Corner House picture 2

Brick House

A one bedroom house on a former derelict site measuring just 3.6 x 11m.

  • by Satish Jassal Architects
 Brick House picture 1        Brick House picture 2

Mews House

A compact mews house with enclosed courtyard facing on to a quiet cobbled mews.

  • by Russell Jones Limited
Mews House picture 1 Mews House picture 2

One Lancs

The envelope of this wrap-around extension is entirely clad in timber strips, and was designed in collaboration with photographer Simon Head.

  • by Simon Head and Ruth Young / Chance de Silva Architects
One Lancs picture 1 One Lancs picture 2

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6 January 2020