Living Architecture

The Dune House lies just to the south of the picturesque village of Thorpeness in Suffolk, on an idyllic spot on the very edge of the sea, nestled among rolling dunes. Situated on Britain’s only desert, the house relates both to the geography of Dungeness and the changing environmental conditions of the site throughout the seasons. Rugs are great wall hangings and arrive in a range of fashions and themes to pick from and to go with an existent subject of the room. Featuring a barbecue, Shingle Cottage is a holiday home located in Seascale. David Else is lead author of the new Lonely Planet guide to Great Britain, published 17 May. Living Architecture has asked a series of established and emerging world-class architects to build houses around the UK. Currently unavailable.

Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects (JVA) are a Norwegian practice who had not until now built in the UK, but who are famous around Scandinavia for their creative responses to the highly seasonal Nordic landscape. Grey clouds loom, thunder growls, rain begins to spatter the kitchen window. This property is owned by The Shingle House , This is a Business Address and if you are a authorized person of The Shingle House business you can change this address to a proper business listing Know More. UK-based practice Living Architecture announced that the ‘Shingle House’ by Nord Architecture will be completed by October 29, 2010 in Dungeness, UK, as part of a bid to enhance the appreciation of architecture among the general public. Already booked or looking to book a trip to Shinglehouse, then why not check out our destination guide to Shinglehouse with loads of travel tips, ideas on what to see and places to visit during your stay – both on and off the beaten track. Living Architecture was set up to change public perceptions of modern architecture. The experience of spending a night in an architect-designed space is limited usually to those lucky enough to own one, or to afford a top-end boutique hotel.


There is a separate Excel spreadsheet providing a cross tabulation between the Coastal Vegetated Shingle communities defined in this project (SR) and National Vegetation Classification (NVC) communities. Shingle Street, with an overall average price of £420,000 was more expensive than nearby Woodbridge (£344,371), Hollesley (£255,500) and Bawdsey (£317,786). Built in the late 1700’s, the house is of classic Georgian proportions with interesting later Victorian and Edwardian features including splendid bow windows in the Drawing Room and Study, elegantly decorated panels in the Sunroom and an original bell from the 1890s, when Fox Pitt served as a nunnery. The latest ballot for stays at A House for Essex has now closed. A space for calm and reflection. 60 years ago, and today many of the houses are fairweather holiday homes. It is a gentle process of seduction.

The Balancing Barn stands on the edge of a tranquil nature reserve a few miles inland from the Suffolk coast, near the historic towns of Walberswick and Aldeburgh. SANTA MONICA, Calif. I remember my very first holiday rental: a damp, pebble-dashed Welsh house with horrible green paint, bad smells, nylon sheets and dull kitchen knives. He wrote a book called The Art Of Travel, took up the role of writer-in-residence at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 and now Alain de Botton is turning his hand to holiday homes in an attempt to cure the British public of their ‘fear’ of modern architecture. A space for calm and reflection. It was a great venue to host four families. The Long House is next available for the weekend of 24- 27 February see Special Offers.

The shape of the house is contained within a series of three linked pitched-roof hut-like forms. On the edge of Hertfordshire green belt, the project is made possible using the paragraph 55 clause of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) released in March 2012. This stunningly beautiful tiny home with sculpted cob walls looks out over the banks of a small stream in Somerset, England where the local dialect still has remnants of the Anglo-Saxon language. Prices start from just £650 for a 4-night break (the equivalent of £20.35 per person per night). On the shingle beaches of Dungeness, young firm Nord Architecture showcase the latest commission by Living Architecture – the Shingle House. With an extensive range of international property for sale in key destinations across the globe, we can help you find your dream home overseas. Ed and Caroline Gent have transformed their 1960s house into an eye-catching contemporary home covered in charming cedar shakes.

Inspired by the grandeur and formality of the nation’s fine stately homes, the Country House range offers a traditionally styled collection of authentic reclaimed York stone flagstones, reproduced with a subtly time worn appearance. Handmade in the Western Red Cedar, Chelsea Summerhouses provide not only an idyllic hideaway to escape from the interruptions of everyday life, but also a place to enjoy the changing seasons.