Whether you aspire to create a sleek modernist home, recreate a traditional barn conversion or build a Georgian-style house, this section of Real Homes will stir your imaginations.
Vanessa and Adrian Valenzuela have reworked and reconfigured their terraced house in London to create a light-filled open-plan interior – all hidden...Read More
Having waited 14 years for the go-ahead to build their own home near Bath, Chris and Val Smith now have a modern home nestling in idyllic...Read More With a Fenland site perfectly suited to wind-turbine-generated electricity, Graeme and Heath Lockhart set about building a contemporary sustainable home...Read More
When a London couple built their new family home, they turned their back on Victoriana and wholeheartedly embraced modernism and concrete.
Grand...Read More The owners of this house transformed their traditional home by adding a striking modernist extension
If the thought of adding a modern, glass extension...Read More
This house might be a new-build, but it certainly isn’t short of history
Although Susie and Uli’s house was completed less than a year ago, the story...Read More This home is proof that using sustainable and recycled products can create a cool, contemporary interior
You don’t expect Changing Rooms’ dashing...Read More
This house has incredible architecture and eco credentials, achieved with faith, graft and unconventional wisdom
Australian-born joiner, Bill...Read More
Built to perch on brick walls and made of steel and timber, this house is a chic example of modernist architecture from the sixties.
It is surprising...Read More
This 19th-century stationmaster’s house took years to restore but the results are well worth it.
Tony Brook and his family do things differently....Read More
Thanks to some sympathetic remodelling this light-filled Sixties home looks as fresh today as when it was first built
Georgian properties she passed on...Read More
This environmentally friendly West London home is a cool, light space that scuppers any eco preconceptions
Zac Michaelis must be the envy of all his...Read More
Amir Sanei and Abigail Hopkins rectified years of neglect to transform this ex-local authority building into a sleek family home.
From the street,...Read More
For one week in 2005, architect Jake Edgley wished he never had the bright idea of developing two houses in London’s Islington. He’d budgeted on a build...Read More
Having gained planning permission, Richard and Sophie Hawkes’ innovative eco home is beginning to take shape
As someone who takes pride in their...Read More
When it was built this elegant swan ruffled a few feathers, but today its good looks are more popular than ever
If you were reading an architectural...Read More
A modernist home built on time and to budget
Peter and Christine Benjamin have been retired for 30 years now but are only just beginning to take it...Read More Polly Bagnall and Philip Dobree found an ideal south-east London refuge in these dilapidated cottages in Dulwich
The wide streets of Dulwich,...Read More