Best Design


  • Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt – Alpine Place
  • Catalyst – Arc – First Central
  • Newington Housing Association – Limestone Road Development
  • Peabody – Brickwork
  • PRP and Network Homes – Park Heights


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