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Out with the old in Streatham: Victorian house becomes modern family home

Moving house can be an expensive business, in more ways than one. You have to fork out for an army of solicitors, surveyors, estate agents and a removal firm, and then pay stamp duty, of course.

The Graveyard House by Eldridge-Smerin Architects

Love the off form concrete and the retractable skylight over the kitchen island. Cemetaries scare me, but this house which is situated on one, makes it look beautiful. Elliott House – North London, by Eldridge-Smerin Architects.

Platform 5's Hackney House Extension Wins New London Architecture Competition

London-based architects Platform 5 have been awarded the first prize in the refurbishment competition “Don’t Move, Improve” for their extension to a Victorian terraced house in Hackney, London.