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North Vat - Rodic Davison

North Vat by Rodić Davidson Architects

27-Nov-2015 | By Jay Merrick

The bleak Kent headland of Dungeness has become the site for a number of architect-designed homes. Jay Merrick visits the latest addition


Hart Street House by Richard Murphy Architects

22-Nov-2015 | By

Forget RIBA House of the Year – Richard Murphy’s Edinburgh home is the AJ’s house of the year, writes Rory Olcayto


Midden Studio by Studio Weave

18-Sep-2015 | By Johnny Rodger

Johnny Rodgers finds a traditional artist’s studio, with some distinctive differences


Owen Pritchard on FAT's House for Essex

21-Aug-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Owen Pritchard takes a look around FAT’s final project - an ‘ultimate decorated shed’


Owen Hatherley on FAT's House for Essex

21-Aug-2015 | By Owen Hatherley

The small structure almost collapses under the weight of FAT, Grayson Perry and Alain de Botton’s ideas, says Owen Hatherley


Views on FAT's House for Essex


Grayson Perry, engineer Jane Wernick, neighbour Kate Kincaid, Living Architecture’s Mark Robinson and architect Charles Holland give their views on the House for Essex


Split House by Alma-nac

7-Aug-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Owen Pritchard looks at an up-and-coming practice whose first new-build project, a through-life house in East Sussex, combines elegance with confidence

Vaulted House vPPR

Vaulted House by vPPR Architects

6-Aug-2015 | By

vPPR has once again proved it can handle a difficult infill site with this light-filled home, says Laura Mark

Kew House by Piercy and Company

RIBA Awards 2015: House

18-Jun-2015 | Updated: 18-Jun-2015 | By Binith Cheeran

Binith Cheeran tells of how he entrusted John Pardey Architects with designing his home

RCKa Cottage

Playing the planning system

22-May-2015 | By Tim Riley

When an application to replace a cottage was rejected, RCKa found that an anomaly in permitted development rules provided the key to giving its clients the home they wanted

Dundon Passivhaus

Dundon Passivhaus by Prewett Bizley Architects

24-Apr-2015 | By Graham Bizley

Set at the foot of a wooded hill, the Dundon Passivhaus is an extremely energy-efficient house overlooking the Somerset Levels

Chris Dyson gasworks

Gasworks by Chris Dyson Architects

24-Apr-2015 | By Chris Dyson

Chris Dyson has transformed a redundant Gas Works in Gloucestershire into an eco-friendly home

Covert House DSDHA

Covert House by DSDHA

24-Apr-2015 | By Ellis Woodman

Ellis Woodman finds anything but a bunker in this concrete house

Bux house in Preston by Stephenson:ISA

Stephenson:ISA wins go-ahead for £8m country house

1-Apr-2015 | By

Roger Stephenson’s practice has won planning permission for this £8million private home on the outskirts of Preston

Project Orange, Tracey House, December 2014

Crystal clear: Project Orange reconfigures Hopkins' Tracey House

12-Dec-2014 | By James Soane

Project Orange director James Soane describes how his practice reconfigured a 1970s house originally designed by Michael and Patty Hopkins. Photography by Jack Hobhouse

Stanton Williams\'s Hampstead home

Director's Cut: Stanton Williams' home for a film director

11-Dec-2014 | By

A Stanton Williams-designed home in Hampstead for a film director and an interior designer cuts a dramatic dash, writes Ellis Woodman


Lens House by Alison Brooks

4-Sep-2014 | By Alison Brooks

Manser Medal shortlist: Lens House by Alison Brooks Architects


House No 7 by Denizen Works

4-Sep-2014 | By Murray Kerr

Manser Medal shortlist: House No7 by Denizen Works


Cliff House by Dualchas Architects

4-Sep-2014 | By Daniel Bär

Manser Medal shortlist: Cliff House by Dualchas Architects


Luker House by Jamie Fobert Architects

4-Sep-2014 | By Jamie Fobert

Manser Medal shortlist: Luker House by Jamie Fobert Architects


Stormy Castle by Loyn & Co Architects

4-Sep-2014 | By Chris Loyn

Manser Medal shortlist: Stormy Castle by Loyn & Co Architects


Moxon gets green-light for Cairngorms home

25-Nov-2015 | By

Moxon Architects has received planning for this 209m2 home in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park

Giles Pike Sewdley Street

Giles Pike completes £700k 'industrial' home in Hackney

9-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

London-based Giles Pike Architects has stripped back a rundown Victorian workshop to its structure and restored it as a 216 m2 home

Narrow House

Form Studio converts 3.5m wide office into home

3-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

London-based practice Form Studio has completed a £1.5million transformation of a 3.5m-wide office in London’s Covent Garden into a townhouse


Matthew Wood Architects reveals £380k Victorian terrace refurb

2-Nov-2015 | By

Matthew Wood Architects has completed this £380,000 refurbishment and extension of a Victorian terrace in north London

vPPR brick house Queens Park

vPPR loses 100 per cent planning success record

29-Oct-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Emerging practice vPPR has experienced its first-ever planning failure after its four-bedroom house in a London conservation area was rejected


Tate Harmer unveils timber 'exoskeleton' extension

27-Oct-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Eco-practice Tate Harmer has completed this £180,000 timber extension to a family house in Shepherds Bush, west London


Stitch wins Dagenham estate regeneration contest

8-Oct-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Stitch has won a competition to redevelop Becontree Heath in Dagenham, east London

Street view

TAP wins permission for £200,000 rural home

1-Oct-2015 | By Flora Neville

Leith-based Taylor Architecture Practice (TAP) has secured planning permission for this three-bedroom home in the Scottish Borders


Conder to drop black timber home on Hackney warehouse

30-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

A matt black timber house designed by Simon Conder Associates (SCA) is set to be lifted by crane onto the roof of a brick warehouse in London Fields, Hackney next month


Largest home ever featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs

22-Sep-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Grand Designs returned earlier this month with one of the biggest houses ever to feature on the programme


Heostudio completes £525k Vauxhall home

18-Sep-2015 | By

This recently completed £525,000 home in Vauxhall, designed by Heostudio, is among hundreds of buildings opening their doors as part of this weekend’s Open House London event


Konishi Gaffney completes £52k Segal-inspired extension

16-Sep-2015 | By

Edinburgh-based Konishi Gaffney has completed this house extension inspired by the Walter Segal’s timber frame construction method


Stephenson Studio and Aboda complete £1.15m hillside home

14-Sep-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Stephenson Studio and Aboda Living have completed this five-bed house on the side of Bollin Valley in Cheshire

Aboda Living - North Road

Aboda Living wins approval for £2m Cheshire home

7-Sep-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Cheshire-based Aboda Living has gained planning permission for this new five-bed home that will replace a 1980s house on a backland plot in Hale Barns


Studio Spicer completes £675k Stratford villas

27-Aug-2015 | By

Studio Spicer has completed this pair of ‘strikingly bold and contemporary’ homes in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire


Delvendahl Martin converts Oxford semi into single house

20-Aug-2015 | By

Delvendahl Martin Architects has recently completed this conversion of two semi-detached houses into a single family home


Ian Hazard completes £27k extension

14-Aug-2015 | By

Ian Hazard has completed a 50m² extension to a listed cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire


Giles Pike completes £130,000 Putney extension

11-Aug-2015 | By

Battersea-based Giles Pike Architects has completed this rear extension to a house in Putney


Bureau de Change completes 'folded' North London house extension

10-Aug-2015 | By

Bureau de Change has completed this extension to a terraced home in Crouch End, North London


Chipperfield completes pair of Italian holiday homes

10-Aug-2015 | By

David Chipperfield Architects has completed a pair of villas on the shore of Lake Garda in Italy

vPPR brick house Queens Park

vPPR reveals proposals for 'barrel-vaulted' house

22-Jul-2015 | By

Award-winning practice vPPR has submitted plans for a new four-bedroom house in the Queens Park conservation area of North London

Studio Gil

Studio Gil completes extension to John Winter house

10-Jul-2015 | By

Studio Gil has completed the remodelling, renovation and extension of this 1960s John Winter house

Spinners garden new house by PAD Studio

PAD Studio completes £550,000 New Forest house

2-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Hampshire-based PAD Studio has completed this two-storey home set within a woodland garden

Pardey Priddy\'s Hard

John Pardey reveals housing for former MOD site

9-Jun-2015 | By

John Pardey Architects has revealed plans to build six homes within the listed blast walls of a former MOD Ordinance Depot site in Hampshire

FAT and Grayson Perry\'s House for Essex

Holland on Julie's house: 'It is the ultimate decorated shed'

19-May-2015 | By

FAT’s final project – a collaboration with artist Grayson Perry for Living Architecture – has finally completed

Haringey Brick House

Satish Jassal completes 51m² house in Haringey

18-May-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Satish Jassal Architects has completed this small brick house in Haringey, North London

Sanei Hopkins\' para 55 house in Suffolk - approved March 2015

Another 'country house’ victory as rural Suffolk home approved

7-May-2015 | By

Sanei Hopkins has become the latest practice to successfully rely on the ‘country house’ clause after winning the go-ahead for this new rural home in Suffolk

Ellis Miller, Prospect House in West Wratting near Newmarket [start on site March 2015]

Work starts on Jonathan Ellis-Miller's new family home

28-Apr-2015 | Updated: 28-Apr-2015 | By

Construction has started on Jonathan Ellis-Miller’s new £400,000 family home in Cambridgeshire - a successor to his original self-built 1991 ‘Case Study’ house at Prickwillow

Hall McKnight Victoria Road

Hall McKnight shows off County Down home

15-Apr-2015 | By

Belfast and London-based Hall McKnight has revealed more photographs and plans of this recently completed house in County Down

Bux house in Preston by Stephenson:ISA

Stephenson:ISA wins go-ahead for £8m country house

1-Apr-2015 | By

Roger Stephenson’s practice has won planning permission for this £8million private home on the outskirts of Preston