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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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Working models: changing work patterns embrace the home officeSubscription

By Jeremy Melvin

A combination of technological advance and economic changes in the 1990s paved the way for homeworking, and this continues to be part of changing work patterns

Japanese architecture

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Editorial: House – the building type that continues to inspire the architectural imaginationSubscription


The house, at its root, is about shelter with varying degrees of comfort, amenity and scale  – a carefully balanced combination which makes for experimental ground.

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Juergen Teller studio by 6a architects: ‘an elemental architecture, connecting nature and artifice’Subscription

By Jonathan Glancey

Nature, daylight and the occupants predominate in this London studio 


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 …

Gehry Partner Duplex, New Orleans

Gehry Partners duplex, New Orleans, 2012Subscription


Semi-detached typology: Housing charity Make it Right and Gehry Partner’s duplex responded to a delay in rebuilding following Hurricane Katrina


Sergison Bates semi-detached, Stevenage, 2000Subscription


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


Boundary Window in Tokyo by Shingo Masuda + Katsuhisa OtsuboSubscription

By Taro Igarashi

Winner of 2014’s Emerging Architecture awards, this modest addition experiments with ideas of physical and perceptual transformation


House in Ravenswood by Maccreanor Lavington Subscription

Honourable Mention: updating a ’60s terrace while maintaining its character, this delicate extension in Ravenswood displays a quiet sophistication