Press & Awards
Karakusevic Carson Architects
29 Jan 2018
Paul on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row
Paul Karakusevic, Jo McCafferty and John Wilson discussed Neave Brown’s legacy and the future of council housing.Listen here:&nbs...
18 Jan 2018
Dujardin Mews Highly Commended in London Planning Awards
Dujardin Mews has been recognised in the ‘Best New Place to Live’ category.The awards are organised in partnership with the Mayo...
18 Jan 2018
‘Social Housing’ exhibition opening soon at the Centre for Architecture New York
‘Social Housing’ will open on February 15, 2018 - May 19, 2018Related talks and events:February 17 - Symposium, 1-4pmMarch 20 – ...
22 Dec 2017
The Times names Dujardin Mews as one of ‘the 10 best buildings of 2017’
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19 Dec 2017
Bury Street West wins unanimous planning approval
The scheme will create 50 mixed-tenure homes for the London Borough of Enfield, set within a new ‘meadow’ landscape context.
13 Dec 2017
Dujardin Mews named in the Guardian’s ‘top 10 architecture and design events of 2017’
Dujardin Mews in Enfield has been included in a list of 2017’s best architecture and design stories by Guardian critic Oliver Wainwright. The me...
01 Dec 2017
‘Social Housing’ exhibition heads to New York in 2018
Following its successful first showing at the RIBA in April/May 2017, our exhibition ‘Social Housing’ is heading to the Center for Architecture ...
29 Nov 2017
Karakusevic Carson projects shortlisted for three London Planning Awards
Two Karakusevic Carson projects are in the running at this year’s London Planning Awards - Dujardin Mews for ‘Best New Place to Live’, and Merid...
09 Nov 2017
Dujardin Mews wins a Brick Award
Described as what ‘council housing can and should be’, Dujardin Mews in Enfield won best Urban Regeneration Project at this year's Brick Award...
06 Oct 2017
Dujardin Mews wins two awards at the American Architecture Prize
Dujardin Mews has been recognised in the Residential Architecture and Social Housing categories at this year’s American Architecture Prize, wh...
04 Oct 2017
Paul Karakusevic to speak at the Tower Renewal Action Forum in Toronto
The Tower Renewal Action Forum will showcase Canadian and international perspectives on housing resilience and rehabilitation, neighbourhood t...
15 Sep 2017
Colville Phase 3 topping out
Members of Hackney Council, CETRA (Colville Estate Tenants and Residents Association) and the design and construction teams attended a topping ...
13 Sep 2017
Meridian Water Station wins planning approval
Due for completion in early 2019, the new station will act as a catalyst for the Meridian Water masterplan (also designed by Karakusevic...
07 Sep 2017
Enfield Council on RIBA Client of the Year shortlist for Dujardin Mews
Nominated by Karakusevic Carson, Enfield Council joins a shortlist of five clients who have been recognised for their role in championing and ...
06 Sep 2017
Two projects shortlisted for AJ Architecture Awards
Dujardin Mews is in the running for Housing Project of the Year and Meridian Water for Masterplan of the Year in the first AJ Architecture Awa...
11 Jul 2017
Paul Karakusevic selected for Mayor’s Design Advocates Panel
Paul joins a panel of 50 architecture and design experts who have been selected to provide design guidance to the GLA and local councils.
07 Jul 2017
Meridian Water shortlisted for a WAF Award
Meridian Water is a masterplan vision for a 82 hectare site in Enfield and has been shortlisted in the ‘Masterplanning – Future Projects’ cate...
05 Jul 2017
Win for Meridian Works plus two commendations at the NLA Awards
Meridian Works was named the unbuilt winner in the Meanwhile category at this year’s NLA Awards. The first project to be delivered with...
22 Jun 2017
Dujardin Mews wins an RIBA National Award
We are delighted that Dujardin Mews, designed in collaboration with Maccreanor Lavington for the London Borough of Enfield has won an RI...
08 Jun 2017
Four Karakusevic Carson projects shortlisted for NLA Awards
The Meridian Water Masterplan, Meridian Works, the Nightingale Estate and Dujardin Mews have been shortlisted for New London Architecture Awar...
26 May 2017
PedElle 2017! Paola rides from Porto to Lisbon for Children's charity CORAM
Paola joined 42 other women riders from across the construction industry on a 500km journey from Porto to Lisbon. The gruelling 3 day journey ...
23 May 2017
Meridian Works granted unanimous planning approval
Meridian Works repurposes two huge industrial sheds adjacent to the River Lee Navigation in Enfield, to create Europe’s largest open access wo...
23 May 2017
Dujardin Mews wins RIBA London Award
Designed in collaboration with Maccreanor Lavington Architects, Dujardin Mews provides 38 new affordable homes. The first social housing to be...
28 Apr 2017
Book Release and Exhibition opens at the RIBA
This week sees the publication of our new book ‘Social Housing’ - Definitions and Design Exemplars published by RIBA.The book b...
28 Apr 2017
Panel discussion event at RIBA
Transforming Social Housing – Stories from the UK and EuropeTuesday 16 May, 7pm – 9pm, RIBAIn this international debate, inspired...
26 Apr 2017
Hackney Wick gets planning approval
Karakusevic Carson and Witherford Watson Mann have secured outline planning permission for Hackney Wick Central - a major regeneration project...
05 Apr 2017
Dujardin Mews shortlisted for RIBA London Award
Designed in collaboration with Maccreanor Lavington Architects, the project creates 38 new affordable homes for the London Borough of Enfield....
29 Mar 2017
‘Social housing – Definitions and design exemplars’ – New book and exhibition coming soon!
In April, Karakusevic Carson Architects will launch a new book and exhibition at the RIBA exploring new social housing from across Europe. Pro...
29 Mar 2017
Phase 1 of Meridian Water Masterplan granted outline planning
The Phase 1 outline planning application for 725 homes, a new station and civic uses was unanimously approved by planning committee. This form...
23 Jan 2017
Karakusevic Carson shortlisted for Architect of the Year Awards
We are delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories: Housing Architect of the Year and Masterplanning and Public Realm Architect of th...
12 Jan 2017
The Nightingale Estate granted Planning Permission
A collaborative team led by Karakusevic Carson Architects has been granted planning permission for the regeneration of the Nightingale Estate....
12 Dec 2016
Bacton Phase 1 named in Guardian Top Ten Buildings of 2016
Read the full article here: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/dec/05/top-10-buildings-o...
06 Dec 2016
Paul Karakusevic speaking at Architectural League of New York housing conference
Tower, Slab, Superblock: Social Housing Legacies and Futures will examine the history, current status, and futu...
10 Nov 2016
The Bacton Estate Phase 1 wins Housing Project of the Year
The project was described by judges as 'a thoughtful transformation for modern day family living' at this year’s Building Awards. It creates 6...
01 Nov 2016
Fenwick South fast-tracked by Mayor of London
Sadiq Khan has added Fenwick South in Lambeth to a list of sites which will be fast-tracked by Transport for London (TfL) to deliver more ...
28 Oct 2016
Caroline Hull shortlisted for RIBA Journal Rising Stars
Caroline has been recognised for her exemplary work in delivering complex, resident-led housing projects. Working closely with local authoriti...
08 Jul 2016
Karakusevic Carson Architects win a New London Award
We are delighted to have won a New London Award for Hackney Wick Central, in the Masterplans and Area Strategies category.The scheme was ...
26 Apr 2016
London Festival of Architecture 2016
‘Listening and Doing – An Exploration of Contemporary Council Housing’EXHIBITION 1 – 30 June, Monday t...
17 Apr 2016
Study trip to Paris
Hot on the trail of exemplar housing old and new, the studio headed to Paris in 2016 for a study trip that sought to find out just how our fri...
10 Feb 2016
The Fenwick Estate South wins planning permission
The proposals will provide 55 new affordable homes across three buildings in Clapham, as well as reprovisioning the existing community hall.
03 Feb 2016
Ponders End Regeneration awarded planning permission
The Ponders End Regeneration masterplan consists of 167 homes, a new nursery and reprovision of the local library, and is focused on reconnect...
21 Sep 2015
Bridport House at Open House 2015
Associate Director Stefan Mannewitz spoke to a great turnout of 140 people, all interested in hearing about the Hackney Regeneration process a...
29 Jun 2015
Building for the Boroughs: Neave Brown and Paul Karakusevic in conversation - 23rd July
“Of the 122,590 homes built in England in 2013 only a fifth constituted social housing and, of those, local authorities were responsible for t...
24 Mar 2015
Exhibition at the RIBA: In the Making
New Social Housing Projects by Karakusevic Carson Architects 'In the Making' explores the evolving world of public housing ...
02 Feb 2015
Karakusevic Carson Architects appointed to Nightingale Estate Regeneration
Karakusevic Carson Architects, along with Henley Halebrown Rorrison and Stephen Taylor Architects have been shortlisted following a competitiv...
29 Dec 2014
Planning Permission awarded for Blackwall Reach Regeneration
Phase 1B of the Blackwall Reach Regeneration project has achieved planning permission. The proposals for Swan Housing Association will...
05 Aug 2014
Colville Phase 3 is awarded Planning Permission
Phase 3 of the Colville Estate Regeneration programme has achieved planning permission. The two towers of 16 and 20 storeys, will accommodate ...
21 Jul 2014
Housing Design Award 2014
The Faircharm Creative Quarter has been awarded a 2014 Housing Design Award. The scheme was one of 12 projects of the 55 projects short...
10 Jul 2014
New London Architecture Award 2014
The Faircharm Creative Quarter in Deptford has won this year’s New London Architecture Award for Best Mixed-Use Scheme.The winners were ann...
16 Jun 2014
Exhibition: 10 Social Housing Projects // The London Festival of Architecture 2014
Our exhibition of 10 recent housing projects is still open every day 12-8pm until 20th June. So far, we’ve had a great response, so please com...
13 Jun 2014
NLA Awards Shortlist 2014
Karakusevic Carson makes it to the NLA shortlist with 4 schemes. Over 140 projects across 15 categories have been selected for the awards shor...
11 Jun 2014
The Guardian review '10 Social Housing Projects in London' by Karakusevic Carson Architects
10 Jun 2014
Study trip to Venice
The office took the team to Venice for our 2014 study trip for the opening weekend of the Architecture Biennale. In 3 days of...
09 Jun 2014
Housing Design Awards Shortlist 2014
We are delighted that The Bacton Estate, The Colville Estate; Phase 3, The Leys and The Faircharm Creative Quarter have all been shortlisted f...
05 Jun 2014
Exhibition: 10 Social Housing Projects
10 ESTATES: 10 Social Housing Projects by Karakusevic Carson Architects [The London Festival of Architecture] 09 June – 2...
01 May 2014
Colville Phase 3, The Bacton Low Rise Estate, The Leys and The Faircharm Creative Quarter all shortlisted for Housing Design Awards 2014
28 Apr 2014
'Re-booting the Masterplan' - The Gallery on Cowcross Street, 12th May
Paul will be speaking about the Colville Estate at the Urbanista event, ‘Rebooting the Masterplan’ on May 12th 2014 at The Gallery on Cowcross...
28 Apr 2014
Planning Permission for The Faircharm Creative Quarter
The Faircharm Creative Quarter in Deptford has achieved planning permission. The project contains 6000m2 of studio & B1 Space and 18...
28 Apr 2014
The Bacton Estate goes on site
The Bacton Estate goes on site! Phase 1 of 69 homes has started. The phase consists of 40 socially rented properties and 29 for mar...
22 Apr 2014
Robin Hood Gardens / Blackwall Reach Regeneration Project
We are delighted to have been selected after a large international competition for phase 1B of the Robin Hood Gardens/Blackwall Reach Regenerat...
29 Mar 2014
London Festival of Architecture
Karakusevic Carson Architects have been selected to exhibit at this year’s LFA. The exhibition will show 10 estate projects for the first...
12 Mar 2014
Kings Crescent Estate out to tender
The Kings Crescent Estate in Hackney has gone out to tender. The 1st and 2nd phase designed in collaboration with Henley Hal...
10 Mar 2014
Earls Court Masterplan
Karakusevic Carson Architects have been selected to design over 500 homes on the Earls Court Masterplan for Capital and Countries. The homes wi...
05 Dec 2013
Karakusevic Carson awarded Housing Architect of the Year 2013
We are delighted to have won the Housing Architect of the Year Award for 2013. Judged on a portfolio of current projects including the Colvill...
01 Dec 2013
NLA Award Winners 2013
We were delighted that our collaborative scheme for Brentford Lock West won a future project Award at this year’s NLA Awards. The awards ...
12 Sep 2013
Karakusevic Carson win Brentford Lock West Competition
Karakusevic Carson are delighted to be part of the successful team including Duggan Morris and Riches Hawley Mikhail selected by Isis Regenera...
03 Sep 2013
London Legacy for Hackney Wick
Karakusevic Carson and Witherford Watson Mann have been appointed to undertake a masterplan by the London Legacy Development Corporation: for ...
14 May 2012
Karakusevic Carson selected for The Bacton Estate, Camden
Karakusevic Carson Architects have been selected to work with Camden Council and estate residents on The Bacton Low Rise Estate in Camden....
10 May 2012
Karakusevic Carson appointed to Olympic Legacy Framework Panel
We are delighted to have been appointed to the Olympic Legacy Framework Design Panel and to be a part of the Olympic Legacy in London. ...
10 Mar 2012
Cycle to Cannes
Paul has just completed his 4th Cycle to Cannes charity ride. Raising over £12,000 for Corum Fields & Article 25 over the past years....
16 Dec 2011
Housing Architect of the Year 2011
We are delighted to have won the BD Housing Architect of the Year Award 2011. Thank you to all of our clients and collaborators.
05 Sep 2011
Open House 2011
“Open House London celebrates all that is best about the capital’s buildings, places and neighbourhoods. Every September, it gives a unique op...
01 Aug 2011
Housing Architect of The Year Award 2013
We have been shortlisted for the BD Housing Architect of the Year Award 2011. The Architect of the Year Awards seek to award those practices w...
22 Jul 2011
Colville Estate Masterplan receives Planning Permission
The Colville Estate Masterplan was approved by the Hackney Council Planning Committee on Monday night to the delight of hundreds of residents....
08 Jul 2011
Karakusevic Carson shortlisted for a 2011 Housing Design Award
Bridport Place and the Colville Estate in Hackney, London have been shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards 2011. At last ye...
24 May 2011
Karakusevic Carson wins RIBA Award 2011
Claredale Street was the only affordable housing scheme to be awarded a National Award by the RIBA this year. The Awards showcase the best sch...
17 May 2011
Claredale Street wins Evening Standard, Best Affordable Housing Award
01 Apr 2011
Claredale Street is shortlisted for RIBA Awards 2011
09 Mar 2011
Paul Karakusevic Cycles to Cannes
Paul joined 80+ other riders on a journey from London to Cannes; a grueling 6 day journey covering 1500km of long winding country roads ...
04 Mar 2011
Claredale Street wins Civic Trust Award
The Civic Trust Awards was established in 1957 to recognise outstanding architecture, urban design, landscape and public art which improve the...
01 Mar 2011
Pat Ritchie, HCA Chief Executive attends Topping Out Ceremony
Pat Ritchie, Chief Executive of Homes and Communities Agency joined Maggie and Hilda of the Colville Residents Association (CETRA), Karen Allc...
10 Sep 2010
Community Fun Day for the Colville Estate Residents, Hackney
14 Jul 2010
Claredale Street wins Housing Design Award for Best Affordable Housing
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