The Pinnacle, London, by pH+ Photos: Tim Soar

The Pinnacle N10, by architect pH+, is a contemporary housing scheme that follows the topography of its site in Muswell Hill, north London. The design draws on a detailed analysis of the local Edwardian context, with a modular reinterpretation of the surrounding housing stock. MORE >

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The title of Supreme Winner at this year’s Brick Awards was awarded to Maccreanor Lavington’s South Gardens, a Lendlease development, which also picked up the title of best Large Housing Development.