Britain's Best Architects


Britain's Best Architects who have won one or more RIBA Awards for housing projects since 2000 are listed below with their award winning projects and with links to the firms' websites.

The criteria for inclusion in our list of Britain's Best Architects are that:

- The firm must be an RIBA Chartered Practice.
- The firm must have won at least three RIBA Awards (for any type of building) since 2000.

We recommend the firms listed below as outstanding candidates for consideration if you are compiling a short list of architects for a housing project. 

5th Studio Cambridge

2016: Westlegate House, Norwich.


Alison Brooks Architects London.

2008: Herringbone Houses, London.

2008: Accordia Housing, Cambridge.

2013: Newhall Be Housing, Harlow.

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris London.

2004: Raines Court, London.

2007: Unity Building, Liverpool.

2008: Adelaide Wharf, London.

2015: William Street housing, Barking

Allies & Morrison London.

2010: Highbury Square.


Amin Taha London

2005: Gazzano House, Farringdon, London

2017: Barretts Grove Housing, London.

Building Design Partnership London.

2008: Abito Apartments, Manchester.

Cottrell & Vermeulen Architects London.

2003: Postgraduate Housing, Churchill College, Cambridge.

de Rijke Marsh Morgan London.

2003: Centaur Street, London.

Design Engine Architects Winchester.

2007: Roseville Housing, S.Peter Port, Guernsey.

Duggan Morris London.

2010: Yew Tree Lodge.

2015: Brentford Lock West housing.

Featherstone Young London.

2002: Quaker Barns, Haveringland, Norwich.

Feilden Clegg Bradley Bath.

2002: The Point, Wapping Wharf, Bristol.
2008: Accordia Housing, Cambridge.

Foster & Partners London.

2007: Budenberg HAUS Projekte, Manchester.

Glen Howells Architects Birmingham.

2000: The Butts, Warwick.

2003: Timber Wharf, Manchester.

2012: Triangle Housing, Swindon.

Hawkins Brown London.

2013: Park Hill Phase 1, Sheffield.

Haworth Tomkins Architects London.

2002: Iroko Housing Co-operative, Upper Ground, London SE1.

2006: Newington Green Student Housing, London.

2012: Peabody Avenue, Pimlico, London.

2017: Silchester Housing for Peabody Trust.

Henley Halebrown Rorrison London.

2000: 1-22 Shepherdess Walk, London N1.

Hudson Architects Norwich.

2002: Quaker Barns, Haveringland, Norfolk.

Jestico + Whiles London.

2007: Tanner Street Gateway housing, Barking, London.

Jonathan Hendry Holton le Clay, Lincolnshire.

2010: Museum Court housing.

Levitt Bernstein London.

2001: CASPAR Housing, Leeds.


Lifschutz Davidson London

2017: Paradise Gardens housing, London.

Mikhail Riches London.

2004: In Between Housing, Hackney, London (Annalie Riches with S Ullmayer & B Gariboldo).

2009: Clay Field Elmswell, Suffolk (executed as Riches Hawley Mikhail).

2013: Housing, Church Walk.

MJP Architects London.

2005: Friendship House, Borough Road, London SE1.


Mole Architects Cambridge.

2017: Walmer Yard housing, London.


Munkenbeck & Partners

2002: Keeling House, Claredale Street, London

2006: Nile Street housing, London.

Niall McLaughlin Architects London.

2005: Peabody Low Cost Housing, Silvertown, London E16.

Panter Hudspith, London.

2000: 1-5 Davygate, York.

2011: Bear Lane Housing, London.


Proctor & Matthews

2001: Abode housing development, Harlow

2014: Hargood Close, Colchester

2015: Abode, Great Knighton, Cambridge

Project Orange London.

2007: Sinclairs Building, Sheffield.

2011: Sharrow Point, Sheffield.

Richard Murphy Architects Edinburgh.

2009: Moore Street Housing.

2011: Newhall Private Housing, Harlow.

Rogers Stirk Harbour London.

2008: Oxley Park Housing.

2015: NEO Bankside apartments, London


Sergison Bates

2009: Housing, Circle Anglia

Shedkm Liverpool.

2006: Moho, Manchester.

2008: Chimney Pot Park housing, Salford.

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Britain's Best Architects listed by building type: Arts Centres, Botanical, Bridges, Car Parks, Civic Buildings, Community Centres, Conference Centres, Conservation, Further Education, Healthcare, Hotels, Housing, Industrial, Libraries, Mixed Use, Museums & Galleries, Offices, Private Houses, Public Art & Memorials, Religious, Retail, Schools, Sports, Theatres & Concert Halls, Transport, Universities, Urban Design, Visitor Centres.

Publisher: The Britain's Best Architects website is published by Extonet Ltd. It is edited by Dr Alex Reid, formerly Director General of the Royal Institute of British Architects.


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