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Stephen Lawrence runner-up - Focus House

Focus House, LondonArchitect: Bere:Architectswww.bere.co.ukContract value: £380,000Photography by: Peter CookA compact, low maintenance, low energy house shifts the traditional Victorian space allocations in favour of greater living space for this young family. A highly-insulated timber building, it incorporates heat recovery ventilation, and solar thermal water heating.

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