New London Architecture

Don't Move, Improve! 2019

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Showcasing all home projects featured in this year’s Don’t Move, Improve! competition, this magazine showcases a range of solutions at a variety of budgets, completed within London’s distinct typologies.

London is gifted with one of the most vibrant architecture industries in the world, something increasingly manifested in the day-to-day life of the city.  A slowing housing market paired with higher stamp duty has only increased the demand for these most personal of projects – with talented architects responding to homeowners’ needs in myriad ways to make the most of their space. This annual competition showcases the most innovative, high-quality home improvement projects at a range of budgets – extending outwards, upwards, or downwards – selecting the best of the best to celebrate and inspire with their creativity, cost-effectiveness, contextual design and liveability of space.
In this magazine you will find a feast of architectural inspiration, with projects exploiting any and every opportunity to create much needed high quality living space in this bustling city.

What's inside?

How to extend your home: tips and advice 
Overall winners
This year’s best projects

130 examples of home extensions in London...

Bringing light in
Extensions that flood homes with natural light

Efficient use of space
Designs that cleverly maximise the liveability of space

Interconnected Spaces
Distinct yet connected spaces created to suit family life

Projects that celebrate materials and craftsmanship

Form and Structure
Homes with dramatic ceilings and exposed structural features

Architect Directory


Published January 2019
98 Pages
ISBN 978-1-9993513-0-4

Team credits
Editorial and awards team: Eleanor Pile, Sadie Geen and Jenine Noble. Design: Ivo Alvarez. Advertising: Hannah Nottridge

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Don't move, Improve


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