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AR House 2017

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Back to earth: anti-seismic prototype in Guangming by Edward Ng, Li Wan, Xinan ChiSubscription


AR House Winner: in the wake of a devastating earthquake in Ludian County, China, concrete and brick are sidelined in favour of traditional rammed-earth construction

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Inside outing: Inverted House, Japan, by Oslo School of Architecture and Design + Kengo KumaSubscription

By Danielle Demetriou

AR House Highly Commended: Inverted House subverts conventional ideas about houses by embracing rather than sheltering from the elements


Natural conversation: Hytte Lille Arøya by Lund Hagem ArchitectsSubscription

By Erling Dokk Holm

AR House Highly Commended: both a part of the landscape and a human-made installation to celebrate it, this summer house sits lightly on the rocky terrain of a Norwegian island 

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Estuary English: Redshank in Essex by Lisa Shell Architects with Marcus TaylorSubscription

By Catherine Slessor

AR House Commended: the presence of a modern shelter against the storm on this remote shore only serves to emphasise the fragility of the human condition

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Hampstead homestead: Netherhall Gardens in London by BrinkworthSubscription

By Jay Merrick

AR House Commended: nestling by a 19th-century confection of Richard Norman Shaw, this house by Brinkworth respects elements of the old yet affords them a modern twist

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Roof without walls: Gyroscopic House in Venezuela by Lab.Pro.FabSubscription

By Franco Micucci

AR House Commended: in a Venezuelan settlement known as ‘the roofless ones’, a new home offers its roof as a public space

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Ancón House, Ancón, Peru by Barclay & Crousse ArchitectureSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself

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Coogee House, Sydney, Australia by Chenchow Little ArchitectsSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: decks and outdoor living rooms inhabit the chamfered façade of this house perched on Sydney’s rocky coastline

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The Captain's House, Fuzhou, China by Vector ArchitectsSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: a new concrete skin and dramatic vaulted roof has given the Captain’s House a new lease of life

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County Seat Valkenberg in Twente, the Netherlands, by Ard de Vries ArchitectenSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: this house set in the idyllic Valkenberg Estate speaks of a holistic relationship with its bucolic Dutch landscape

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Calders House, Catalonia, Spain by narchSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: a house which finds joy and possibility at the boundary where inside and outside overlap


He, She & It, Buffalo, USA, by Davidson RafailidisSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: this ‘three-in-one’ studio built on the cheap is far from bargain basement

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House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform

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Moving House, Melbourne, Australia by Architects EATSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: behind the suburban mirage lurks an extraordinary concrete-vaulted hideaway

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Parallelogram House, Winnipeg, Canada by 5468796 ArchitectureSubscription


AR House Shortlist 2017: 5468796 Architecture continues to rebel against the architectural blandness of suburban Winnipeg

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AR House 2019 winners revealedSubscription

General Design Co’s house in Kamitomii, Kurashiki, Japan, has been announced as the winner of the AR House awards 2019, alongside two Highly Commended and three Commended house projects

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July/August 2017 issue on HomeSubscription

NL & XVW | Jo Noero | Studio Mumbai | GENS | CUHK | Lund Hagem | Lisa Shell | Lab.Pro.Fab | AHO & Kengo Kuma | Brinkworth | Charles Moore | Typology: Hotel

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