Events / Exhibitions / Talks / Awards

Highly Commended, #MakeMaggiesYours competition 2019 by The NBS & Maggies Centre

Shortlisted, AJ Retrofit Awards 2016/2018

Shortlisted, 2018 GAGA Awards, Galvanizers Association

Juror 2018 AIA  Design Awards (Florida)

Juror 2014-2019 AJ Retrofit Awards

Shortlisted “Don’t Move, Improve!” 2017/2018 competition sponsored by NLA

London Open House 2013 -2019, Featured Project: “Carbon reducing Retrofit”, Belsize Park, London

2012-2017, ‘Belsize Hub”, London Festival of Architecture

SuperHomes Open Days 2015-2017 Featured Project: “Carbon reducing Retrofit”, Belsize Park, London

London Open House 2016, Featured Project: “Eeking Out Space”, London

“Eeking Out Space” Highly commended, Best Small Development, Camden Business Awards/Camden Design Awards 2015.

“Retrofitting Historic Buildings”, case study given by Sanya Polescuk at the RIBA, 16 September 2014

Winner of Architects Journal Retrofit Awards 2013 (House Pre-1945) for the mixed use refurbishment of a Victorian Coachman’s Quarters and Stables

London Open House 2012, Featured Project: “Recreating the Victorian Terrace”, Primrose Hill, London

Highly Commended & Shortlisted, “Don’t Move, Improve!” 2011/2012 competition sponsored by NLA, RIBA, BIID, & Elle Decoration

London Open House 2008, Featured Project: Cartesian Garden Room & Loft Conversion of an Edwardian Semi.

London Open House 2007, Featured Project: Contemporary remake of Victorian Terrace, Hampstead.

Architect in the House, Participant, London Architecture Week, Sep 2002.

Neighbourhoods by Design, RIBA London Exhibition, May 2002.

Camden Design Awards 2001, Commendation for Fresh Juice Bar & Gym.

London Open House 1999 & 2001, Georgian Terraced House, Hampstead.

Mode – Contemporary Home Design Show. Business Design Center, London. June 1999.

Speaker at “Women In Focus: Women Architects In Dialogue”, Camden Arts Centre, March 1999.Living Design – British Council & Selfridges, London. Sep 1997

Trade / Lifestyle Journals / Digital

“More Mews’, Sanya Polescuk Architects, Divisare (web), November 2017

“More Mews’, Sanya Polescuk Architects, Gradnja (web), Serbia, October 2017

“More Mews’, Sanya Polescuk Architects, ArchDaily (web), October 2017

“Ebenezer Cottage” Architecture Today, Inhabit, March 2015.

“Things to do: On the Open Road”, Time Out (print), 16 Sept 2014, p55.

“An Idyllic Compromise”, Phyllis Richardson, Archetcetera, 23 Sept, 2014.

“The year of rethinking green design as good design: 2013 a year in review”, Hattie Hartman, AJ sustainability editor, Architects Journal (web), 20 Dec 2013.

“AJ Retrofit awards 2013”, Architects Journal (magazine), 11 Sep 2013, pg 16.

“AJ exclusive: Winners of the 2013 Retrofit Awards announced”, Laura Mark, Architects Journal (web) 11 Sep 2013

“How to Make Money from Your Home”, Luke Tebbutt (words), Grand Designs Magazine, Feb 2013.

“AJ Footprint’s pick of the greenest Small Projects”, Hattie Hartman, Architects Journal (web), 21 Jan 2013.

“Sanya Polescuk Architects complete the ‘wrap’ of a historic London mews house”, Aasiya Aslam, Laura Mark, The Architect’s Journal, 20 December 2012.

“The Generation Game”, Beth Myers (words) & Mel Yates (photography), Grand Designs Magazine, June 2009.

“Upwards and Outwards”, Debbie Jeffrey (words) & Jake Fitzjones (photography), Real Homes, July 2009.

“Loft Conversion: Muswell Hill, North London”, Architecture Today, April 2009.

“Flights of Fancy”, Architecture Today, April 2007.

“Best of the Rest: Extensions”, Yasmine Gibson, Grand Designs Magazine, March 2006.

“How We Cracked It”, Amanda Li Hope, Building Design, 17 Feb 2006.

“Planning the Perfect Extension”, Stephanie Powell, Living Etc., March 2005.

“Neighbourhood Watch”, Hattie Hartman, Building Design, 24 May 2002.

“Timber Treatment”, Stuart Black, RIBA Journal, Dec 2001.

“Creative Houses”, Dawn Lehey, Inspiration Magazine, Dec 2001.

“Kitchen In Sync”, Dawn Lehey, BBC:Homes and Antiques, Oct 2001.

“Small Ones are the More Juicy”, Naomi Stungo, RIBA Journal, Dec 2000.

“Reach for the Sky”, Amanda Baillieu, RIBA Journal, May 1999.

“Taniki Yapiye”, Burcin Altisay, Arredamento Dekorasyon: Architecture & Interior Design [Turkish design magazine], 1998.

“Tension to Detail”, John Welsh, RIBA Journal, November 1997

National Press

“The keys to the city are in your hands,” Telegraph (print), Travel, Saturday 30 Aug 2014.

“Open House London: What’s behind closed doors”, featured project in the Telegraph (online), Travel, 15 Aug 2014.

“Stairway to Architectural Heaven”, Hugo Tugman, The Independent, 12.09.2007.

“Joined-Up Living”, Katherine Sorrell, Sunday Telegraph Magazine, March 2007.

“The Glass Divide”, Ali Watkinson, Sunday Telegraph Magazine, 11.01.2004.

“Reach for the Light”, Fay Sweet, Evening Standard, 15.01.2003.

“Amazing Glazing”, Katherine Sorrell, The Sunday Times, 24.11.2002.

“Highgate Freshens Up”, The Guardian: Space, 09.11.2000.

“Getting In”, Barbara Chandler, Evening Standard, 02.06.1999.

“Private Places Go Public”, J. Hunt, Business Prop.: Financial Times, Sep ’98.

“Let There Be Light”, Hugh Pearman, The Sunday Times, 26.10.1997.


“Venezia Interni Contemporanei/Venice Interiors Contemporary Homes” Chiara Pasti & Lisa Ferro, Vianello Libri, Ponzano (Treviso) Italy. 2008.

“Making the Most Out of Space/Aprovechando el Espacio” Cristina Paredes Instituto Monsa de Ediciones, Barcelona. 2007

“100 Great Extensions & Renovations” Philip Jodidio  The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd, Australia. 2007.

“House Plus: Imaginative Ideas for Extending Your Home” Phyllis Richardson, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London. Sep 2005.

“More Space” Fay Sweet, Conran Octopus, London. Sep 2002.

“The Minimalist Garden” Christopher Bradley-Hole, Mitchell Beazley Pub., 1999