Call for entries to NLA's Don't Move, Improve! awards 2017

Dezeen promotion: New London Architecture is now accepting entries for Don't Move, Improve! 2017, a competition to find the best house extensions in London.

House of Trace; Lewisham, London, England, by Tsuruta Architects
London studio Tsuruta Architects's two storey addition to a Victorian home in Lewisham was the winner's of last year's Don't Move, Improve! awards. Photograph by Tim Crocker

Now in its seventh year, the contest was launched by New London Architecture (NLA) – an independent forum for discussion, debate and information about architecture and construction in the capital.

Sanderson House by David Kohn Architects
David Kohn Architects' Sanderson House project was awarded second prize last year. Photograph by Will Pryce

The aim of Don't Move, Improve! is to find London's best house extension or improvement project completed within the last two years.

This year's contest is organised in association with Dezeen, RIBA London and Clippings.

Shepherds Bush House by Studio 30
Studio 30 was awarded third place with its remodelling of a London house with loft bedroom and courtyard-inspired kitchen. Photograph by Salt Productions

Entries will be judged by a panel of experts and journalists from across the industry, including Dezeen's deputy editor Amy Frearson and NLA chairman Peter Murray.

House for Agnes by Tigg Coll Architects
Tigg Coll Architects was shortlisted for its renovation of a Victorian house featuring a bright red steel frame. Photograph by Andy Matthews Photography

Carl Turner of Carl Turner Architects, Cany Ash of Ash Sakula, Russ Edwards of Pocket, Jo McCafferty of Levitt Bernstein and journalist Philippa Stockley will also be on the judging panel.

Folds by Bureau de Change Architects
Also on the shortlist was a London extension by Bureau de Change Architects that zigzags like a row of gabled houses

Tsuruta Architects's two storey addition to a Victorian home in Lewisham was the overall winner of last year's awards. Named House of Trace, the project is a pale brickwork extension that surrounds the sloping roof outline of a previous addition.

Clock House by Archmongers LLP
London studio Archmongers was recognised for its remodelling and extension of a 1960s terrace house. Photograph by French + Tye

A playful extension featuring a red brick exterior thought to look like a fox, and a house with large folding doors and windows were also among the winners.

Landells Road by Alma-Nac Collaborative Architecture
Other commended projects in 2016 included Alma-Nac's addition of a huge pivoting sliding door to a residence in East Dulwich. Photograph by Jack Hobhouse

Submissions are open until Thursday 3 November 2016, click here for details on how to enter. Winners will be announced in the new year.

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