Individual Housing Development Award

Projects shortlisted in this category are all single dwellings and contemporary in style. They demonstrate a commitment to the use of clay brick and are inspiring examples of that which can be achieved with the material on small sites.

Aperture House


Aperture House fits discreetly within this East Canonbury Conservation Area. The site was previously occupied by a domestic garage, enclosed by brick walls from various eras, most of which has been retained.


Brick Manufacturer: Ibstock

Brick: Funton Old Chelsea Yellow

Architect: Paul Archer Design

Brickwork Contractor: B & A Woodworking Ltd


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Mews House


A compact 2 bedroom mews house and enclosed courtyard in Highgate. This 2 storey brick house faces onto a quiet cobbled mews. The site was formerly occupied by a disused garage and derelict garden.


Brick Manufacturer: Wienerberger

Brick: Marziale

Architect: Russell Jones

Brickwork Contractor: DF Keane Builders & Contractors; Belmondo Building


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Modern Detached


A contemporary, respectful addition to a suburban street. The project responds to the Arts and Crafts tradition whilst exploring light, depth and geometry of threshold.


Brick Manufacturer: WH Collier

Brick: Anglian Light Grey

Architect: Coffey Architects

Brickwork Contractor: Conamar


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An impressive five-bedroom family home that replaces an outdated 1930s house on a semi-rural plot on the edge of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire. In a designated ‘Area of Special Character’, the design is a contemporary interpretation of the local Arts and Crafts architecture.


Brick Manufacturer: Bovingdon

Brick: bespoke mix of Light, Red and Wycombe

Architect: Napier Clarke Architects

Brickwork Contractor: CNR Carpentry and Brickwork


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Private House


Brinkworth's first new-build project was commissioned in 2010 for a north London plot within a conservation area, subject to heavy local authority restriction.


Brick Manufacturer: Forterra

Brick: Dark Morrocan Smooth

Architect: Brinkworth

Brickwork Contractor: Syntec Projects Ltd


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Stepping Stone House


On this heavily constrained site, three disconnected, unused and flood prone outbuildings have been redeveloped to form additional living accommodation for the existing house, with sensitivity to the particular needs of the resident children.


Brick Manufacturer: Michelmersh

Brick: Charnwood Iline Hampshire Red

Architect: Hamish and Lyons

Brickwork Contractor: RJ Clyde Builders Ltd


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