Small Projects 2013The AJ Small Projects awards are an annual search for the best architecture built on a budget of less than £250,000
AJ Small Projects 2013
Laura Dewe Mathews’ £245,000 urban infill dwelling in London has won this year’s AJ Small Projects Award
An intriguing behind-the-scenes peek at the two minute speed crits by the 24 AJ Small Projects 2013 finalists during yesterday’s judging
A concern for sustainability shines through in a greater number of submissions this year and, encouragingly, not just in temporary structures, writes Hattie Hartman
The high quality of submissions has made it a tough call but this year’s shortlist is perhaps the strongest ever, writes Rory Olcayto
The Great Eye, Cley, Norfolk by Hudson Architects (2012) Cost: £10,000.
Court House, London by Coffey Architects (2012) Cost: £242,000.
Cambridge Cat Clinic, Fulbourne, Cambridge by Gort Scott (2012) Cost: £156,000.
115 Golden Lane, London by Amin Taha Architects (2012) Cost: £120,000.
Shoffice, London by Platform 5 Architects (2012) Cost: £67,845.
The Cube, Henfeild, West Sussex by Rundell Associates (2012) Cost: £125,000.
Box house, London by Laura Drewe Mathews (2012) Cost: £245,000.
Roominaroom, London by Atmos Studio (2012) Cost: £19,000.
Hawthbush, East Sussex by Mole Architects (2011) Cost: £220,000.
House V-C, Lede, Belgium by AAVA (2011) Cost: £96,000.
Stahkwerk Anbau, Finkernagel Ross Architects (2012) Cost: £162,000.
Transient Gallery by Gras, Venice (2012) Cost: £2,800.
Hut, West Yorkshire by Studio BAAD (2012) Cost: £35,000.
Chelsea Workspace, London by Synthesis Design + Architecture (2012) Cost: £7,000.
Rijeka Diving Tower, Rijeka by Studio Zoppini Associati (2012) Cost: £204,000.
Forest Pond House, Hampshire by TDO Architecture (2012) Cost: £7,500.
The London Dresser, London by SOCA with University of Westminster (2012) Cost: £93,000.
The Movement Cafe, Greenwich by Studio Myerscough (2012) Cost: £90,000.
The Greenhouse, Hampshire by Design ACB (2011) Cost: £190,000.
Duke of York Garden Units, London by vPPR Architects (2012) Cost: 125,000.
The Old Telephone Exchange, Wiltshire by Stephen Turvil Architects (2012) Cost: £120,000.
Caretaker’s House, Hooke Park by Invisible Studio, Architectural Association students (2012) Cost: £170,000.
Long Studio, Norfolk by Threefold Architects (2011) Cost: £37,500.
Reception Gallery and Toilets for Ruwenzori Sculpture Foundation, Kasese by Kilburn Nightingale Architects (2012) Cost: £37,145.
Best of the rest
APD Architecture has renovated and expanded a Victorian villa on the banks of Loch Fyne in Argyll, west Scotland
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] ContemPLAY pavilion at McGill University’s campus in Montreal has opened to the public
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Child Graddon Lewis has released these images of house made from salt, mud and palm trees in Egypt
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Chris Dyson Architects have installed a hard landscaped garden in west London
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Tom Jenkins has revealed new photographs of this studio on the coast of Fife in Scotland
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Alma-nac Collaborative Architecture have extensively remodeled and extended a 2.3m wide terraced house in Clapham, south London
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Students from the Tog ‘live-build’ summer school erected a temporary wooden lighthouse on the Isle of Tiree
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Zone Architects has transformed a Bett Homes catalogue house in St Andrews
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Donald Insall Associates has completed the £202,000 restoration of the King Charles Tower, in Chester
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] John Maguire Architects has added a shop and reconfigured the forecourt of a service station in Northern Ireland
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Paul Cocksedge Studio has revealed new photographs and plans of his ‘woven’ auditorium for trade show 100% Design
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] AJ Small Projects shortlisted practice, Threefold Architects has refurbished a 1950s mews house in Camden
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Emerging practice NEX has designed the interior and furniture for an architectural bookshop within the Architectural Association’s Grade I-listed building in central London
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] linearchitecture has completed a ‘finely detailed brick box’ home in a conservative suburb of Belfast
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Emerging practice Adam Knibb Architects has completed this pre-fabricated pool house in Crawley
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Stephen Taylor Architects has completed a cowshed at Shatwell Farm in Somerset
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Emerging practice 31/44 Architects have entered this three storey house in Lewisham, London, into this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Oliver Bayliss has entered this house extension in Queen’s Park, London into this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards