Don't Move, Improve!
03.02.2012 - 28.03.2012
NLA, The Building Centre 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT, United Kingdom
An exhibition of the 72 shortlisted schemes from this year's 'Don't Move, Improve!' competition, which invited architects and homeowners from across Greater London to submit their most innovative and well-designed home extension, interior design and small office conversion projects completed within the last three years.
Projects on display range from roof, basement and side extensions to complete home refurbishments and garden workspaces.
The schemes were judged by an eminent jury including Peter Murray, Chairman of NLA; Elle Decoration's Editor-in-Chief Michelle Ogundehin; Tamsie Thomson, Director at RIBA London; David Mikhail of David Mikhail Architects and the British Institute of Interior Design's President Diana Yakeley.
The winners of the 2011/12 awards are:
Home Extension or Refurbishment
Joint Winner: Dove House, Gundry & Ducker
Joint Winner: Suburbanstudio, Ashton Porter Architects
Runner-up: The Jewel Box, Fraher Architects
Commendation: Cornerstone, Threefold Architects
Office Extension or Refurbishment
Winner: Magnificent Container, Carl Turner Architects
Commendation: Belsize Garage Studio, Sanya Polescuk Architects
Home Interior Design
Commendation: The Brunswick Centre Apartment, Space Group Architects