UK’s best new homes – RIBA announces House of the Year 2022 longlist

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the longlist for the 2022 RIBA House of the Year

Among the 20 projects in the running to win the UK’s most prestigious award for a new house or extension are:

  • A striking black timber-clad eco-home, inspired by the designs of revered Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh in rural Stirlingshire (Ostro Passivhaus)  
  • A remodelled house that rises from the ruins of a 17th Century parchment factory and old cattle shed in Northampton (The Parchment Works) 
  • A four-storey town house added to the end of a 1960’s terrace, in Waltham Forest, North East London (Leyton House)  
  • A playful red-brick family home nestled in Derbyshire’s suburbs (Derwent Valley Villa) 

The 20 longlisted homes are: 

The shortlist and winner of the RIBA House of the Year 2022 will be revealed in the seventh series of Channel 4’s Grand Designs: House of the Year, produced by Naked West (a Fremantle label), airing later this year.