The Ahm House | Coppin Dockray Architects

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Year: 2018 Architects: Conceived by Jørn Utzon in 1961 | Renovation by Coppin Dockray in 2018 Drawing: Lydia Hair Joinery: Kacper Kruglik Photography: James O. Davies & Brotherton Lock Conceived by Jorn Utzon in 1961 for his friend the structural engineer Povl Ahm, this house is recognised as one of the most important modern houses in…

Nirala Residence in London by Avci Architects

Location: London, United Kingdom Year: 2004 Architects: Avci Architects AVCIARCHITECTS provided a full modernization and interior re-design for this private villa, set in the natural beauty of an outer-London estate. The finished residence is comprised of a large multi-level living room and gallery, a conservatory and a library, a swimming pool, six bedrooms, and an…

Glass Villa on the lake by Mecanoo Architects  

Location: Coln Park. Claydon Pike. London Road, Lechlade, United Kingdom Size: 600 m2 Year: 2018 Programme: 600 m2 three-storey house with one level below water with cinema, games/bar area, wellness/spa area, 80 m2 roof terrace and 176 m2 ground floor terrace Architects: Mecanoo Architects Design Team: Mecanoo, Arquitectura y Ordenación Urbana S.L. AOU SL, Boheme Development S.L. Photography: mariashot.photo,…

Windward House by Alison Brooks Architects

Location: Gloucestershire, South West England, United Kingdom Size: 432 m² Year: 2012   Architects: Alison Brooks Architects Photography: © Paul Riddle Positioned on the highest point in Gloucestershire overlooking the Wye Valley, this new house and landscape is conceived as a “gallery with people living in it”, showcasing an extensive collection of African Tribal Art. Windward House was a late-Georgian…

Lode House by Henry Goss Architects

Project: Single storey extension to private residence Location: Lode, East Cambridgeshire, South East England, United Kingdom Area: 40 m² Year 2017 AWARD RIBA Regional Award in 2017 Architects: Henry Goss Architects Photography: © Henry Goss Henry Goss Architects’ Lode House extension in East Cambridgeshire has finally reached completion.  The materials proposed echo the surrounding agricultural vernacular through the…

​Modern Detached by Coffey Architects

Location: Harpeden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Year: 2017 AWARDS 2017 RIBA East Awards – won 2017 Brick Awards – won Architects: Coffey Architects Project Director: Lee Marsden Architects: Ben Edgley, Uli Kraeling Associate: Michael Henriksen Architectural Assistant: Andrea Ruffilli, Selena Dong Photography: © Timothy Soar Having demolished their previous home to make way for a new dream family house, the client was keen for the Modern…

Pheasants by Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha

Local Authority: Hanley-on-Thames Town Council Type: Bespoke Private House Location: Oxfordshire, South East England, United Kingdom Size: 575m2 Year: 2017 Awards RIBA South Award 2018 RIBA Project Architect of the Year Award 2018 Architects: Sarah Griffiths + Amin Taha Quantity Surveyor: Fleming Russell Stent Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor (akt II) Structural Design Staircase: Webb Yates Engineers Lighting Design: Pritchard Themis…

The Woodman’s Treehouse by Brownlie Ernst and Marks Architects

Type: Leisure Building Client: Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop Location: West Dorset, United Kingdom Year: 2016 Cost: GBP 150,000   Architects: BEaM – Brownlie Ernst and Marks Architects Team: BEaM, Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop The Woodman’s Treehouse is a luxurious two-storey suite arranged between and beneath the canopy of aged oaks in a rural green woodworking campus. The building is a truly collaborative…

Cheeran House by John Pardey Architects

Location: West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Area: 284 m2 Year: 2014 Award 2016 RIBA House of the Year Awards Shortlist Architects: John Pardey Architects Landscape architect: Anthony Clarkson Landscape Structural Engineer: Barton Engineers Photography: © James Morris A wonderful one-acre walled garden forms the main part of the site, which sits just off the main road between Reading and Oxford in…

Tower Bridge Penthouse SE1 by TG Studio

Location: London, United Kingdom Total Internal area (apartment): 4598 sq ft / 427.2 sq m Total external area (terrace): 3195 sq ft / 296.85 sq m Year: 2017 Interior Design: Thomas Griem TG Studio Photography © Andrew Beasley Photography “I don’t want to create something that is just beautiful. For me, it should also work really well. Design…