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Typology: The semi-detached houseSubscription


Symbol of middle-class aspiration, conservatism and compromised individualism, the semi-detached house is England’s modern domestic type par excellence

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Drivers' licence: the possibility of garage spaceSubscription


The simplicity of the garage’s form has allowed its owners to make of it what they will

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Outrage: Ugly Belgian HousesSubscription

By Hannes Coudenys

Ugly or boring? Belgium’s lack of planning constraints fuels a culture of the grotesque and the banal

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Flint House in the United Kingdom by Skene Catling de la PeñaVideoSubscription

By Jay Merrick

‘The house seems, by turns, sophisticated and unsophisticated, crude and beautifully crafted, artful and occult’

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The flood-proof house: Bernheimer Architecture in Rhode Island, USASubscription

By Michael Webb

AR_EA 2015 Commended


AR_EA 2005 Honourable mention: T-House by Sou Fujimoto ArchitectsSubscription

By Rob Gregory

When is a room not a room? The Jury is still out …

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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


Sergison Bates semi-detached, Stevenage, 2000Subscription


Semi-detatched typology: a quirky twist in the world of Swiss-influenced minimalism

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Alison Brooks Villas, Accordia, Cambridge, 2006Subscription


Semi-detatched typology: a somewhat Loosian flavour and free plan disguises the symmetry of these villas