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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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Editorial: palaces for peopleSubscription


Combining the winners of the AR House awards 2019 and an array of social housing projects in one double issue provides rich opportunity to explore the places we live now and the responsibilities in designing them

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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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Plane Sailing: House in Riehen by Reuter Raeber ArchitectsSubscription


AR_EA 2016 Finalist: A pared-down palette juxtaposing wood, concrete, steel and glass eschews Swiss tradition

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Frozen music: Erik Satie house in Beijing by Atelier FrontiSubscription


Musical notation by the avant-garde composer inspired this house in Beijing


House at Bogwest in County Wexford, Ireland by Steve Larkin ArchitectsSubscription

Runner Up: Raised on a datum of traditional stone walls, this contemporary house offers sweeping views over the Irish countryside

The Sleeping Giant by O'Donnell + Tuomey, Dublin, Ireland

The Sleeping Giant by O'Donnell + Tuomey, Dublin, IrelandSubscription

[COMMENDATION AR HOUSE 2011] With long views towards Dublin Bay, the Sleeping Giant takes on the character of a large rocky outcrop. Photography by Dennis Gilbert and O’Donnell + Tuomey

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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

Fukuta House

Fukuta House in Seki, Japan, by Takashi Yonezawa ArchitectsSubscription


Fukuta House in Seki, Japan by Takashi Yonezawa Architects