Don't Move, Improve! 2019
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.
How to extend your home: tips and advice
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
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
Published January 2019
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! 2020
Creative and ingenious solutions to extending London homes, over 100 projects of all styles, scale and budget.