2018 Shortlist

Over 150 projects across 15 categories have been shortlisted for the New London Awards 2018, recognising the very best new and proposed architecture, planning and development in the capital.

All category winners, Overall Winner and the New Londoner of the Year will be announced on 4 July at the NLA Annual Lunch at the Guildhall, attended by 700 of the capital’s leading decision-makers and professionals across development, design, planning and construction.

People's Choice

In conjunction with the London Festival of Architecture, Londoners are invited to select their favourite from the shortlist for the People’s Choice Award. 

Voting has now closed

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Conservation & Retrofit

The restoration and reuse of buildings, across any sector, where efficient use is made of existing fabric and embodied energy: from historic restorations to contemporary insertions and recycled buildings.

Culture & Community

Public buildings, museums, galleries, theatres, libraries, sports facilities, community hubs and youth centres of all kinds – the best examples of civic projects for local residents and international visitors.

Education


Educational establishments of all kinds – nurseries, schools, academies, universities, training centres – where design enhances the learning experience.

Homes


The best examples of individual new homes across the capital, from one up to five units.

Hotels & Hospitality


Hotels, restaurants and bars that enhance the leisure offer for tourists, business people and Londoners in the capital – from budget to boutique to luxury.

Housing


Multi-unit residential developments of any tenure – from social housing to PRS to prime resi, creating exemplary new places for people to live. 

Masterplans & Area Strategies


Placemaking at its best – area-wide regeneration strategies and the creation of new parts of the city. 

Meanwhile


Projects that embrace the city as a work in progress, enlivening spaces, places and high streets over a short-term period, while supporting long-term ambitions.

Mixed-Use


Buildings with a complementary mix of uses, designed holistically to meet the needs of a number of different activities and users.

Offices


Office buildings that create exemplary places of work and meet the needs of business, technology and the individual. 

Public Spaces


New or rediscovered spaces; parts of London that have been given new life through improvements to streets, squares, playgrounds, waterspaces or parks.

Retail


Markets, shopping centres, shop fit-outs and high street strategies –exemplary new places for the exchange of goods and services.

Transport & Infrastructure


Transport projects and related architecture that improve the experience of moving around the city and add to the quality of the environment; and infrastructure projects – water, waste, energy – that help London work more efficiently and sustainably.

Wellbeing


Projects that are designed to improve the health and wellbeing of Londoners, young and old, from healthcare facilities to housing for an ageing population.

Workplaces


From co-working hubs to affordable workplaces to industrial units, new projects that create inspiring working environments while supporting London’s diverse economy.

Mayor's Prize

The Mayor’s Prize will be awarded, in association with the Mayor of London, to the project that best reflects the Mayor’s ambition for ‘Supporting Diversity’ as expressed through the Good Growth by Design programme. Selected from submissions across all categories, it will award a project that is actively designed for different needs, and promoted a built environment for all Londoners.

Sustainability Prize

Recognising the most sustainable projects in the capital, the Sustainability Prize will be awarded to schemes that show sustainable design solutions, an efficient use of materials, innovation and a low carbon footprint. Selected from submissions across all categories, successful projects will be an exemplar in creating a more sustainable low-carbon city.