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This year’s AR House Winner, tucked into a typical Vietnam side-street, blends simplistic ideological ambitions with compelling, well crafted formal expression
Huddled above Butaro hospital in Rwanda, MASS’ elegent housing units are emblematic of the positive impact architecture can have in the developing world
Urban Villa in Switzerland by 2B ArchitectesSubscription
Highly Commended: Combining the townhouse and the apartment block in one structure, 2b Architectes’ Urban Villa compresses complex spatial arrangements into a fragmentary whole
The AR House 2014 Awards and ConferenceSubscription
The AR House Awards recognises and celebrates the best completed one-off house with a prize fund of £10,000.
Runner Up: Set on a working sheep farm, Shearers’ Quarters draws on rural and industrial archetypes
Modest ambitions do not inhibit this economical yet expressive project for a penthouse in Spain
House-T, Japan by Tsukano Architect OfficeSubscription
AR House 2013 Joint Winner: Allusions to ritual and a spirit of sensuality inform this hermetic house in Japan
Highly Commended: A rhomboidal form allows trees to thrive creating pockets of lush forest in suburbia
Highly Commended: A diaphanous box of translucent glass emerges from Brixton’s brick courtyards as a flexible prototype for sustainable living and working
House of Yagi, Japan by Suppose Design OfficeSubscription
Highly Commended: An austere monolithic block on a canal in Hiroshima conceals a mutable character easily adaptable to disparate, changing demands within