A young couple build a modern home on a tight urban site (formerly home to five lock-up garages), juggling project management with their full-time jobs

Winner: Most Inspiring Home

Family: Chris Birakos and Kirstie Pottier

Type: Contemporary self build

Location: Bristol

Size: 134m²

Architect: John Thompson Architects and self-designed

contemporary grey wooden panelled square shaped home
modern grey wooden panelled home with opening gate

white and black contemporary kitchen with marbled floor
living space with reflective black dinner table
hallway and stairs with large glass windows and bright blue artwork
grey colour scheme master bedroom with en suite and large glass window
open plan living space with large glass window
living space with blue rug and statement yellow chairs

Photographer: Simon Maxwell

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