Don’t Move, Improve! 2017 Shortlist

24 projects have been shortlisted for this year’s Don't Move, Improve! awards – showcasing London’s best and most innovative new home extensions

Now in its seventh year, the competition received a record number of entries, demonstrating a multitude of design solutions to extending London’s existing housing stock – from 1960s estates to Victorian terraces to post-war detached homes. 


This year’s winners were announced on Thursday 26 January at a bustling awards reception. This year’s recipients – Studio 304 Architecture, Patrick Lewis Architects, Nic Howett Architects, Kirkwood McCarthy, R2 Studio Architects, Erbar Mattes, Studio McLeod, Studio 30 Architects and Simon Astridge Architecture Workshop – join past winners including Carl Turner Architects, Platform 5 Architects, Studio Octopi and Ben Adams Architects.

Clay House, Tufnell Park

Simon Astridge Architecture Workshop

Clay House, Tufnell Park, Simon Astridge Architecture Workshop
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Delawyk Modular House, Herne Hill

R2 Studio Architects ltd.

Delawyk Modular House, Herne Hill
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Double Concrete House, Clapham

Inter Urban Studios

Double Concrete House, Clapham
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Harvey Road, Hornsey

Erbar Mattes

Harvey Road, Hornsey

 

Hennessy House, Chiswick

Paul Archer Design

Hennessy House, Chiswick

  

Home/Studio Kilburn Lane, Queen’s Park

Studio McLeod

Home/Studio Kilburn Lane, Queen’s Park

 

Kennington House, Kennington

R2 Studio Architects ltd.

Kennington House, Kennington
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Lacy Brick, Hornsey

Pamphilon Architects

Lacy Brick, Hornsey

  

The Lined Extension, Wormwood Scrubs

YARD Architects

The Lined Extension, Wormwood Scrubs

  

Molyneux Street, Marylebone

Patrick Lewis Architects

Molyneux Street, Edgware
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N22: A kitchen on wheels, Wood Green

Turner Architects Ltd

N22: A kitchen on wheels, Wood Green
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Pages Lane, Muswell Hill

Kirkwood McCarthy Ltd

Pages Lane, Muswell Hill

 
 

Park House, Barnsbury

Lipton Plant Architects

Park House, Barnsbury
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Phase II, Holloway

West Architecture

Phase II, Holloway

 

The Rug Room, Oval

Nic Howett

The Rug Room, Oval
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Slab House, Clapham

Bureau de Change Architects

The Rug Room, Oval

  

Stamford Road, Dalston

Pamphilon Architects

Stamford Road, Dalston

  

The Study House, New Cross

Studio 30 Architects, Cornerstone Contractors Ltd

The Study House, New Cross
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Sunken Bath Project, Clapton

Studio 304 Architecture

Sunken Bath Project, Clapton
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Valhalla, Highgate

Denizen Works

Valhalla, Highgate

 

Warren Cottage extension & renovation, Kingston

McGarry-Moon Architects Ltd

Warren Cottage extension & renovation, Kingston

  

Wearside Wood, Ladywell

Gruff Limited

Wearside Wood, Ladywell
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Wolfram Close, Hither Green

Selencky///Parsons

Wolfram Close, Hither Green
  

 

Yellow House, Herne Hill

nimtim architects

Yellow House, Herne Hill
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VORBILD architecture Ltd.

1, Perren Street, Kentish Town         
OPENSYSTEMS Architecture

11 Apollo Studios, Kentish Town      
Southstudio

408 Fernshaw, Fulham          
AND Architects

5 Howgate Road, Mortlake   
CREATE DESIGN+ARCHITECTURE

Artist's House, Brixton           
Cullinan Studio

Barnham Road, Greenford    
MOCT Studio

Barnsbury Terrace, Barnsbury           
HUT Architecture

Book House, East Dulwich     
Burgess Architects Ltd 

Brokesley Street, Mile End    
Poulsom Middlehurst Ltd

Broxholm Road, West Norwood       
Selencky///Parsons

Canonbury House, Canonbury
Barbara Weiss Architects

Canopy House, Stoke Newington      
A2studio

Casa del Sol, Brixton  
Sophie Nguyen Architects

Casa Vota, Kilburn     
51 Architecture

Cedar House, Clapham          
Chase Architecture

Chaucer Cut Out, Brixton       
Gruff Limited

Churston Gardens, Bounds Green     
Mulroy Architects

Clarendon Mews, Marylebone          
Emrys Architects

Coolhurst Road, Crouch End  
Alexander Martin Architects

Cornwall Mews, Kensington  
alma-nac

De Beauvoir Square, Haggerston      
Bradley Van Der Straeten Architects LTD

Defoe Road, Stoke Newington          
Paper House Project

Devonshire House, Pimlico    
Hogarth Architects

Dovercourt 001, Dulwich       
Charlotte Ambrose Architects Ltd

Downside, Belsize Park         
forresterarchitects Ltd. 

Eleanor Villa, Haggerston                  
Martyn Clarke Architecture Ltd

Fern House, Camberwell       
Moxon Architects Ltd

Finn in his Study, Notting Hill
Tigg Coll Architects

Fissure House, Shoreditch     
Threefold Architect

Florida Street, Bethnal Green           
Paper House Projects

Front Line House, Herne Hill  
Laura Marr & Richard White

Gallery House, Stoke Newington      
Neil Dusheiko Architects

Gardnor Road, Hampstead    
Brosh Architects

Globe House, Bethnal Green 
Arboreal Architecture

Hackney Double Height Steel Framed Extension, London Fields      
Trombe Ltd

Hackney House, Stoke Newington     
Brian O'Tuama Architects

Hammersmith Grove, Shepherd’s Bush        
Studio McLeod

Heath House, Hampstead      
Patalab Architecture

Highgate Woods House, Highgate    
Hampson Williams Limited

Hillbury Road, Tooting Bec    
Granit Chartered Architect

Independent Place, Dalston   
MW Architects

Islington Maisonette, Canonbury      
Larissa Johnston Architects

Kelross Road, Highbury          
TDO Architecture 

Kent Terrace, Regent’s Park  
Belsize Architects

Kentish Town House, Kentish Town  
Prewett Bizley Architects

Lambeth Marsh House, Lambeth Marsh       
Fraher Architects

Lincoln Road, East Finchley   
Robert Rhodes Architecture + Interiors

Loft-House, Stoke Newington
Rhys Jones

Lubbock Road, Chislehurst     
Minifie Architects

Milkwoodnook, Herne Hill     
R2 Studio Architects ltd.

Milton Flat, Stoke Newington                       
Paul Archer Design

Montagu Place, Marylebone 
Feilden+Mawson LLP

Moore Park Road, Fulham     
Jo Cowen Architects

Nevill Road, Stoke Newington          
Freehaus

Notch House, Dalston
Platform 5 Architects LLP

Oldfield Road, Stoke Newington       
Bradley Van Der Straeten Architects LTD

One Lancs, Finsbury Park       
Chance de Silva

Ormond Road, Crouch End    
Mulroy Architects

Oval Road, Camden   
Edward McCann Architects

Overhill Road, Dulwich          
Selencky///Parsons

Primrose Hill Flat, Primrose Hill      
Amos Goldreich Architecture

Prince Albert Road, Primrose Hill      
Alan Higgs Architects

Qew House, Stoke Newington          
Hermantes Basha

Raumplan House, Archway   
William Tozer Associates

Renovation of and extension of a Georgian House, Angel   
Scenario Architecture

Riffel Road, Willesden Green
Sophie Bates Architects

Scenario House, Clapton        
Scenario Architecture

Simon Court, Kilburn  
Sam Tisdall Architects LLP

Somerfield Road, Finsbury Park        
Knott Architects

Spitalfields Townhouse, Spitalfields 
Quinn Architects

St Mary's Grove, Canonbury  
Hogarth Architects 

Stairway to Haven, Finsbury Park      
Zac Monro Architects

Sterndale Road, Hammersmith        
The Vawdrey House

Summerfield Avenue, Queen’s Park 
Variant Office

Sunburst House, Clapton       
McMahon Architecture 

Sustainable extension to a Victorian Villa, Clapton  
Scenario Architecture

Sydney Road Extension, Twickenham           
50 Degrees North Architects

The Bevel Extension, Westbourne Green     
YARD Architects

The Black & White Mews, Primrose Hill       
Threefold Architects

The Cooperage, Clerkenwell  
Chris Dyson Architects

The Cottage, Hackney Downs
Archea

The Fourth Terrace, Stamford Brook
Zac Monro Architects 

The Maze House, Twickenham         
Snell David Architects

The Pump House, Rotherhithe          
Fabric Space 

The Retreat, Angel    
Lipton Plant Architects

The Wee House, Clerkenwell
Joe Wright Architects

Tibur House, Crouch End      
Paul Archer Design

Tower Hamlets Tandem, Bethnal Green      
Architecture for London 

Tufnell Park Road, Tufnell Park         
TYPE Studio

Twin Peaks, Highgate
Zac Monro Architects

Viewing from Hawksley, Stoke Newington  
Gruff Limited

Wedderburn Road, Hampstead         
Finkernagel Ross

Westbourne Gardens, Westbourne Green   
nimtim architects

White Lodge, Putney 
Studio Octopi

Wiseton Road, Wandsworth 
Waind Gohil + Potter Architects

 

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