Best Design


  • Aldwyck Housing Group: Greenfields – Independent Living Scheme
  • Dolphin Living:Accelerator Scheme at Lanhill Road, Maida Vale
  • L&Q: Quebec Quarter
  • Peabody: Upton Village
  • Pocket Living & Waugh Thistleton Architects: Rosina Street E9 by Pocket Living
  • Radian Group: Quebec Park


This award is for the best affordable home ownership development that can demonstrate a high level of design excellence.

Judges will be looking for developments which have successfully met some or all of the criteria below:

  • Demonstrate careful consideration of architectural approach in terms of massing, internal and external layouts, scale, materiality, methods of construction and attitude to context whether urban, suburban or rural
  • Demonstrate clearly a considered concept that is carried through into design decisions. Including how the design concept was influenced by and made the most of the site potential, local area and local community
  • Demonstrate a high level of design excellence in terms of external and internal appearance
  • Demonstrate well integrated consideration of issues of sustainability, inclusiveness and other relevant factors that impact on the overall design.

Your entry should include:

  • A minimum of 8 images of the project/scheme (internal and external)
  • Floor plan(s)
  • Area and site location maps, including postcode
  • Company logo/s
  • Web links to the project
  • Design guides and sales information (optional)

Please answer in a maximum of 1,000 words in total