John Pawson designs his own minimalist rural retreat

Home Farm is John Pawson‘s self-designed minimalist second home in the Cotswolds, England, featuring three kitchens but no clutter. John Pawson, a British designer known for his minimalism, converted the farming complex that dates from 1610 into a family retreat in the English countryside. His signature minimalist style, displayed in projects including the recent renovation […]

ACME reinterprets the traditional Kentish oast house as a modern family home

Five tile-clad towers make up this house in southeast England, designed by ACME as a modern interpretation of a hop-drying kiln. Oast houses can be found all over the Kent countryside and today many of them are converted into homes. They would be built with pointed towers, so that hops harvested from the surrounding fields could be […]

Hemp is used on the inside and out of Cambridgeshire’s Flat House

Practice Architecture worked alongside hemp farmers to erect this zero carbon home in Cambridgeshire, England, from pre-fabricated panels in just two days. Flat House is located on Margent Farm, a 53-acre farming facility in rural Cambridgeshire that aims to show off the capabilities of hemp – a fast-growing strain of the cannabis plant. Hemp is […]

Hidden roof terrace added to North London townhouse

A hidden roof terrace and minimal wood-lined interiors are among the features that O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects and Cathie Curran have added in an overhaul of this north London house. Aptly named North London House, the renovation and extension added an attic bedroom, a ground floor studio flat and a private terrace connected to the kitchen and […]

Russell Jones inserts small black home into Victorian outbuilding in London

London-based architect Russell Jones has designed a house in Tottenham clad in corrugated cellulose sheets, which peeks up from behind the brick wall of a former Victorian outbuilding. Jones transformed the outbuilding, which has over the years served as a beer store, stable and a workshop, into a two-bedroom home that has a minimal impact […]

Alex Michaelis wraps his London family home with curvy brickwork walls

London architect Alex Michaelis, co-founder of Michaelis Boyd, has designed a home for his family as a “striking, contemporary take on Corbusien modernism”. Michaelis completed the residence for a “challenging long and narrow site” on Blythe Road in West London’s Hammersmith area, in place of a disused garage that was demolished. The creamy brick house’s […]

31/44 Architects puts a modern spin on a Victorian terrace in south London

31/44 Architects shows how London‘s 19th-century townhouses can be brought into the 21st century, with this three-home development in Peckham. The London-based studio renovated an end-of-terrace property, to create a garden flat and a two-storey maisonette, then added a new-build, three-bedroom house alongside. Called Corner House, the development is a contemporary interpretation of traditional Victorian-era […]

Bureau de Change covers barn-style Cotswolds house with ombré effect charred larch

Architecture studio Bureau de Change has covered a Cotswolds house formed of a pair of interlocking barn-style buildings in stone and larch, which has been charred for a graduated effect. Long House is comprised of two parallel volumes that appear pushed together so they overlap, merging internally to create a large living space overlooking a […]

Rodić Davidson merges two 19th-century art studios to create home in London’s Chelsea

Rodić Davidson Architects has transformed a pair of artists’ studios that may once have belonged to JMW Turner into a lofty family home in London filled with eclectic furniture and striking artworks. The property is located on Glebe Place in London’s Chelsea, a street where many celebrated artists took up residence in the 19th century, when […]

Cullinan Studio designs “cracked open” house with gaps to let in the light

London architecture studio Cullinan Studio has built a house in Amersham, England, that is split it into sections to allow light to flood its interiors through the glazed gaps. Called Push-Pull house, it has an open and light interior while the exterior remains in keeping with the area’s protected 1930s Arts and Crafts residential architecture. This […]

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