Don't Move, Improve!

Friday 4 December – Saturday 24 April 2010

NLA launched a competition last Autumn, in association with The Building Centre, Time Out and RIBA London, to find London's best and most innovative home extensions.

This exhibition displays the 32 shortlisted and winning schemes, which will provide inspiration for homeowners looking to create more space in their homes. The projects demonstrate a wide range of approaches to extending your home, including basement excavations, rooftop extensions, innovative mezzanine insertions, and entire retrofitting projects, which use a range of materials at a variety of budgets.

Don't Move, Improve! winners: 

Overall Winner: Mapledene Road, Hackney, Platform 5 Architects 
Second Place: Cross Street, Islington, Paul Archer Design 
Third Place: Hidden House, Camden, Edgley Design 
Best Use of Glass: Hunt House, Islington, Paul Archer Design 
Best Use of Concrete: Ruskin Park House, Lambeth, AY Architects 
Best Use of Timber: Private Residence Kennington, Lambeth, Inglis Badrashi Loddo
Best Use of Brick: Tray House, Redbridge, Hayhurst & Co 
Most Sustainable: Cross Street, Islington, Paul Archer Design

See all the winning and shortlisted schemes here.

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NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT

Free Entry

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NLA and the Building Centre

Monday to Friday: 9.30 am - 6.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

We are closed on Sundays, Bank Holidays, Easter Saturday and for the Christmas period from 24th December to the first working weekday of January.

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