New London Architecture has announced the winners of its 2018 New London Awards, their annual program celebrating the best architecture and development recently completed or in design across the capital. From over 150 shortlisted projects, 30 architectural gems have been honored across 15 categories, ranging from Housing to Offices, Education to Transport & Infrastructure, and Public Spaces to Masterplans & Area Strategies.
The London Bridge Station by Grimshaw for Network Rail, one of the most complex and ambitious rail station redevelopments in the UK, was named the Overall Winner. The long-running project was praised for its impressive scale and complexity and for having sustainability as a key driving factor in both its design and construction. It was also the winner of the program's Sustainability Prize.
Kings Crescent Estate, the large-scale estate regeneration project led by Karakusevic Carson Architects, was selected by London Mayor Sadiq Khan as winner of the Mayor's Prize. A collaboration with the London Borough of Hackney, the project saw the refurbishment of over 200 existing homes, as well as the creation of 500 new homes and new public spaces where previous unpopular high-rise buildings had been demolished in the late 1990s.
The People's Choice award, which gave members of the public the chance to vote for their favorite London buildings over the London Festival of Architecture in June, went to Walthamstow Wetlands by Witherford Watson Mann Architects and Kinnear Landscape Architects.
Check out more of the winning projects below!
Conservation & Retrofit:
UNBUILT: Painted Hall Phase 2, SE10 by Hugh Broughton Architects for Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College
BUILT: Hackney Town Hall, E8 by HawkinsBrown for LB Hackney
Culture & Community:
UNBUILT: Sands End Arts and Community Centre, SW6 by Mæ for LB Hammersmith & Fulham
BUILT: Royal Academy of Music Theatre and new Recital Hall, NW1 by Ian Ritchie Architects for Royal Academy of Music
UNBUILT: The Marshall Building, WC2 by Grafton Architects for London School Of Economics & Political Science
BUILT: LAMDA, W14 by Niall McLaughlin Architects for LAMDA
BUILT: Link Special Needs School, CR0 by DSDHA for Link Day Schools
BUILT: Gospell Oak Infill Sites, NW5 by Burd Haward Architects ltd for LB Camden
Hotels & Hospitality:
BUILT: Nobu Hotel, EC2 by Ben Adams Architects and Ron Arad Architects for Willow Corp
UNBUILT: Vaughan Road, HA1 by LB Harrow
BUILT: The Bourne Estate, EC1 by Matthew Lloyd Architects LLP for LB Camden
Masterplan & Area Strategies:
WINNER: Andover Estate Phase One, N7 by Studio Partington for LB Islington
WINNER: Old Kent Area Action Plan, SE1 by LB Southwark
WINNER: Peckham Levels, SE15 by Carl Turner Architects for Make Shift and LB Southwark
UNBUILT: Bernard Works, N15 by Morris+Company Architects for Empyrean/GCAP Investments
BUILT: Caxton Works, E16 by Studio Egret West for U+I plc
UNBUILT: 1 Finsbury Avenue, EC1 by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris for British Land
BUILT: Bloomberg, London, EC4 by Foster + Partners for Bloomberg LP
UNBUILT: Goodluck Hope, E14 by Allies and Morrison and Spacehub for Ballymore
BUILT: Canal Corridor, King's Cross, N1 by Townshend Landscape Architects for Kings Cross Central Limited Partnership
WINNER: Spiritland, N1 by Fraher Architects for Spirtland
Transport & Infrastructure:
WINNER: London Bridge Station, SE1 by Grimshaw for Network Rail
UNBUILT: Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, EN5 by Squire & Partners for Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice
BUILT: White Collar Factory, EC1 by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris for Derwent London
UNBUILT: Tileyard Studios, N7 by Pilbrow and Partners for City & Provincial Properties PLC
BUILT: The Department Store, SW9 by Squire & Partners
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