RIBA AWARDS / LONDON
ISOKON (LAWN ROAD) APARTMENTS Avanti Architects Client: Notting Hill Home Ownership When first built in 1934, Isokon epitomised city living, and now, after conservation, it is an example of cooperation and regeneration, mostly for key workers. The interiors of the flats use either refurbished original fittings or like-for-like materials, in close sympathy with the original design.
£2.5 million. 1,147m 66
FROGNAL, HAMPSTEAD Avanti Architects Client: Private The project has retained the fabric of the 1930s house and recoated the building in its original colours. It has been rebuilt in a manner that is sympathetic to its historic design. The work was welldesigned and well executed.
£1.4 million. 392m
GAZZANO HOUSE Amin Taha Architects Client: Joe Gazzano This new commercialresidential block on London's Farringdon Road - a deli/café on the ground floor and four storeys of apartments above - is clad in eyecatching Cor-Ten steel alloy, which includes copper so that it rusts, forming a patina that protects the building.
£1.85 million. 1,120m
THE WELLCOME TRUST GIBBS BUILDING Hopkins Architects Client: The Wellcome Trust The brief was for an administrative building for 500 people that would provide exemplary working conditions and reflect the Wellcome Trust's prestige.
The building's form confidently addresses London's Euston Road - its expressed steel structure giving an order and scale appropriate to its location.
£90 million. 28,000m