The Sunday Times British Homes Awards 2016


1. One-Off House or Extension

Designed by an architect to bespoke commission or for speculative sale.

Judged in 3 categories;

up to 2,500 sq ft

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between 2,500 and 5,000 sq ft

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above 5,000 sq ft

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2.  Best House Design

A house of contemporary or vernacular design that champions best practice in design, specification and craftsmanship.

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Winner – Up to 50 Homes

Commended

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Winner – Over 50 Homes

3. Interior Design

In partnership with The British Institute of Interior Design

A new or refurbished house or scheme judged on how the finishes,colour and furnishings employed successfully answer its specific design brief.

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4. Apartment Building

Apartments and/or studios offering flexible living and lifestyle benefits.  A single, one-off building or scheme comprising apartments and/or studios offering flexible living and lifestyle benefits.

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5. Conversion, Restoration or Refurbishment of existing Building(s)

A conversion, refurbishment or restoration of any residential, commercial or industrial building(s) to provide new homes, ranging from a single home to a major development.

Judged in 3 categories;

Small scale (for house/barn makeover)

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Restoration (for listed buildings/historic houses)

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Conversion/upgrading, embracing office to residential conversion

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6. Affordable Housing Development

For the most imaginative and functional development by a registered social housing provider, charity, trust or public body in partnership with a local authority and/or a developer for rent and/or shared ownership. This award is for more than a standard Section 106 allocation but can include student accommodation.

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7. Mixed-Use Development

A scheme comprising houses and/or apartments offering a variety of tenures with associated retail, office or leisure development on the same site, demonstrating a significant contribution to the local community.

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8. Age-Restricted Development

Retirement developments and/or care homes specifically addressing the requirements of the ageing occupants (over 55s) judged on external and internal design, layout, landscaping and security and the provision of services and communal amenities

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9. Innovation Award for Building Technology

A residential development of any size that demonstrates the use of new building technologies and the sustainable use of resources. Submissions could demonstrate off-site construction technologies, energy saving initiatives and/or the use of environmentally-friendly materials.

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10. Landscape Development

Judged on the scale, quality and innovative nature of the spaces, planting and structures and how it contributes to the sustainable development and the provision of communal facilities.

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11. Development of the Year

A residential development of any size that demonstrates a positive aesthetic architectural contribution within its immediate environ and judged on external and internal design, layout, landscaping and the provision of services and communal amenities. This includes retirement developments and/or care homes.

Judged in 2 categories;

A scheme of up to 100 houses and /or apartments completed in the last 12 months

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A scheme of over 100 houses and /or apartments completed in the last 12 months

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12. Housing Project

For the most impressive scheme of houses and/or apartments with planning consent but not more than six months into development.

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“The Resilient Home Design Competition”

Presented by BRE

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