The UK’s extraordinary new homes – RIBA House of the Year 2018 longlist announced
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (21 June 2018) announced the longlist for the 2018 RIBA House of the Year sponsored by Forterra.
Amongst the 20 projects in the running to win the UK’s most prestigious award for a new house or extension are:
- A derelict former gin distillery in a hidden corner of east London, restored into a contemporary family home (Gin Distillery)
- A playful black timber-clad house on the outskirts of Belfast, built for just £100K (no. 37)
- A farm shed on the edge of a North Yorkshire village converted into a ‘part country cottage, part classical villa’ (Old Shed New House)
- Two houses built side-by-side by neighbours in Newcastle-upon-Tyne using local bricks, polished concrete and steel to reflect the industrial heritage of the area (Ouseburn Road)
The 2018 RIBA House of the Year longlist is:
The RIBA House of the Year shortlist and winner will be announced this autumn. A TV series revealing the detail behind these extraordinary homes will air on Channel 4 later this year.
Images clockwise from left to right:
Red House (31/44 Architects); Black House (AR Design Studio); Gin Distillery (Open Practice Architecture); Pheasants (Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha); no. 37 (FAMILY architects designers makers)