New London Architecture

Don’t Move, Improve! 2018 Winners

Sun Rain Rooms by Tonkin Liu has been crowned overall winner of Don’t Move, Improve! 2018! Celebrating London’s best-designed new home extensions and improvements, the annual competition promotes the value of good design to householders and the work of emerging architectural practices, and is recognised by the Dezeen Hot List as one of the world’s most popular design awards.

The winner was praised by the expert jury for its unique intervention to a Grade-II listed Georgian townhouse in Islington, showcasing how creative design can deliver truly innovative solutions that reinterpret the traditional garden. Tonkin Liu joins a prestigious line up of past winners, including Carl Turner Architects, Platform 5 Architects, Studio Octopi and Ben Adams Architects. Nine projects in total were recognised by the jury, in what proved to be a very competitive year of entries. 


Sun Rain Rooms
Tonkin Liu

Second Prize

Dewsbury Road
O'Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects

Third Prize (Joint)

Bayston Road
Al-Jawad Pike

Third Prize (Joint)

The Etch House
Fraher Architects

Best Use of Materials

Corduroy House
Manalo & White

Best Use of Materials

Valetta House
Office S&M

Best Value

My House
MW Architects

Most Innovative

Pop-Up Ute
Friend and Company Architects

Best Historic Intervention

The Water Tank, Keeling House
Brian Heron Architects


By supporting Don’t Move, Improve! you will be aligning your organisation with London's best home extension projects. For more information on available packages please contact Aurelia Amanitis call 0207 636 4044

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