NLA Seeks London's Best New House Extensions For Don't Move, Improve! 2018 Awards


Dezeen promotion: New London Architecture is now accepting entries for Don’;t Move, Improve! 2018, a competition to find the best new residential extensions in London.

Any house extension or improvement project completed in the capital within the last 2 years is eligible for Don’;t Move, Improve!

Slab House by Bureau de Change Architects residential architectureDon’;t Move, Improve! awards London’;s best new house extension, like this one by Bureau de Change Architects

Organised annually by New London Architecture (NLA), the contest champions “emerging trends, imaginative design and original problem-solving”.

Dezeen is media partner for the event, which is organised in association with RIBA London, Clippings and Architect’;s Republic.

Sunken Bath by Studio 304Last year’;s overall winner was a garden room containing a sunken Japanese-style bath

This year’;s contest will be judged by a panel of architects and industry experts, including NLA chairman Peter Murray, Dezeen editor Amy Frearson, architect Carl Turner and Ash Sakula co-founder Cany Ash.

Other lauded projects included a garden studio dedicated to rug making

Last year’;s overall winner was a garden room containing a sunken Japanese-style bath. Other lauded projects included a project featuring a lookout post clad in wooden shingles and a garden studio dedicated to rug making.

This project featuring a lookout post clad in wooden shingles was another winner

Submissions are open until Friday 27 October 2017 and winners will be announced at a ceremony in the new year.

Successful projects will feature in a major exhibition and magazine, and all featured practices will be invited to participate in NLA’;s popular Design Surgeries – giving them an opportunity to meet potential clients.

For more information, visit the NLA website.

Sunken Bath by Studio 304

Sunken Bath Project named London’;s best new house extension in Don’;t Move, Improve! 2017