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10 of the best London house extensions from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

The winner of 2017’s Don’t Move, Improve! awards has just been announced, so we’re taking a moment to dwell on London house extensions. These 10 from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards are our most pinned.

Yellow House by Nimtim

This bright, square extension to a ground-level Victorian flat in London’s Herne Hill made the 2017 Don’t Move, Improve! shortlist. Local firm Nimtim paired buttercup yellow accents with Pantone’s colour of the year – a grassy green.

Burrows Road by Rise Design Studio

This glazed addition to a mid-terrace house by Rise Design Studio has created a light-filled dining and kitchen area, featuring brass fittings and a white island unit.

Slab House by Bureau de Change

Also shortlisted for the Don’t Move, Improve! awards, this concrete house extension by Bureau de Change has contrasting white and dark blue walls, and features sliding glass doors that open up to the garden.

Slim House by Alma-nac

London studio Alma-nac extended a terraced house that was only 2.3 metres wide, adding a sloping roof that brings light in through a series of skylights.

Extension One by Denizen Works 

An L-shaped skylight allows light to flood into the open-plan living spaces of this north London house extension by Denizen Works, which has been re-pinned from Dezeen’s boards almost 14,000 times.

Mapledene Road by Platform 5 Architects

A glass window box protrudes from this Hackney house extension by Platform 5 Architects, who also brought the exterior brickwork inside and added hot-pink dining chairs.

Refurbishment and Extension of Grade II Victorian House in London by Sevil Peach

Sevil Peach overhauled a house once owned by the illustrator for Charles Dickens to create this artist’s residence in Primrose Hill, which boasts a patio-side bathtub.

Tandem House by Architecture for London

Architecture for London created this brick structure as one half of a pair of adjacent house extensions. The open-plan kitchen and dining room features white cabinets topped with custom-made worktops.

De Beauvoir House by Scott Architects

This curvy timber extension for a terraced house in Hackney was designed by Scott Architects to blend in with the garden and surrounding residences.

Shepherd’s Bush House by Studio 30

Working to a small budget, Studio 30 doubled the size of the existing kitchen within a Victorian-era property, as well as adding a new loft bedroom.

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