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Typology: The semi-detached houseSubscription

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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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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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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

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House in Opwijk by Marie-José Van Hee ArchitectenSubscription

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Highly Commended: The second award winning entry from Marie-José Van Hee Architecten, this home in Opwijk carries an unusual and understated sophistication

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Stephen Taylor’s Town Houses: ‘an apparent simplicity to these buildings belies a measured complexity’Subscription

By David Grandorge

Proposing a new template for urban living, these two town houses subtly inveigle themselves within a leafy London neighbourhood

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‘Its stockiness suggests an anachronistic classicism’Subscription

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House Skuru in Nacka by Hermansson Hiller Lundberg Arkitekter

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‘A whimsical journey into corners of nestled comfort’Subscription

By Emily Booth

Nasu Tepee House in Tochigi, Japan by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects

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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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Guna House in Concepción, Chile by Pezo von EllrichshausenSubscription

By José Luis Uribe Ortiz

The austere geometry of the house is complemented by the modesty of its materials