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AR House 2017 Winner

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

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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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Natural conversation: Hytte Lille Arøya by Lund Hagem ArchitectsSubscription

27 June, 2017 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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Inside outing: Inverted House, Japan, by Oslo School of Architecture and Design + Kengo KumaSubscription

27 June, 2017 By Danielle Demetriou

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

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

27 June, 2017 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

27 June, 2017 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

27 June, 2017 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

AR House 2017 Shortlist

AR House 2016 Winner

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‘Bold, impressive and immense’: Cosmic by UID ArchitectsSubscription

By Kaz Yoneda

(c)uid 006 copy Source: Hiroshi Ueda, courtesy of UID Architects Winner of AR House 2016: in an unassuming Osaka suburb, ‘Cosmic’ is an ambitious architectural landscape

AR House 2015 Winner

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Fayland House in Buckinghamshire by David Chipperfield ArchitectsVideoSubscription

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While its columns evoke a timeless classicism, this dwelling’s courtyard plan is a radical new take on the English country house

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AR House 2014 Winner

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AR House 2014 Winner: House for Trees in Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia ArchitectsSubscription

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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

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AR House 2013 Winner

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AR House 2013 Joint Winner: Casa Lude, Spain by Grupo AraneaSubscription

By David Cohn

Modest ambitions do not inhibit this economical yet expressive project for a penthouse in Spain

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AR House 2012 Winner

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House For All Seasons in Shaanxi Province, China by John LinSubscription

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WINNER: Reworking existing vernacular models, John Lin’s prototypical house in a Chinese village aims to improve living conditions by re-connecting rural communities with the principles of sustainability and self-sufficiency

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AR House 2011 Winner

Zero Energy House by Just K, Tübingen, Germany

2011 Winner: Zero Energy House, Tübingen, GermanySubscription

Winner of AR House 2011 this dwelling is a radical and energy-conscious reinterpretation of the suburban villa

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