Self- and custom-build celebrated at Build It Awards

The 2017 Build It Awards were held in September, celebrating the best projects and products in the self- and custom-build and renovation market.

The annual awards ceremony brings together architects, manufacturers and key industry figures to recognise innovation and development within the sector. The 2017 edition was held at London Bankside on 22 September and was hosted by comedian Marcus Brigstocke.

A total of 26 prizes were awarded on the night to a variety of projects and products. Some of the biggest winners on the night included:

  • Best Self Build or Renovation Project – Richard and Zoe Berry’s Edinburgh church conversion
  • Best Self Build Architect or Designer – Tomas Millar of Millar + Howard Workshop for Dursley Treehouse
  • Best Renovation/Extension Architect or Designer – LA Hally Architect for House 288
  • Best Self Build for under £250k – Potton for the Sawyers’ bespoke build
  • Best Collective or Group Self Build Project – Older Women’s CoHousing (OWCH) for New Ground Cohousing
  • Best Custom Build Project or Model – Graven Hill Village Development Company
  • Outstanding Contribution to Self Build 2017 – The National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC)

A full list of winners can be found at