Kennington Water Tower

If you’ve ever wanted to live in your own personal apartment tower, you could do worse than the converted Kennington Water Tower. That’s not exactly a ringing endorsement, but beyond some of the phenomenal aspects of this repurposed and Grade-II listed monstrosity there are a few quirks and reservations.


Nutbourne Common Pumping Station by Barton Willmore

“A beautifully restored project … a very worthy winner, showing how an industrial type building can become a family home”


Forge Lane Water Tower by AEW Architects & William Blackshaw

Can a humungous pile of bricks from 1881 be considered ‘contemporary’ in 2011?


PF Single Family House by Burnazzi Feltrin Architects

An Alpine lighthouse shows the way in northern Italy.


Casa Sulla Morella by Studio Cittaarchitettura

A simple box on a flat plain in the countryside. Sounds boring but turns out spectacular in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region.