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Life House (Tŷ Bywyd) / John Pawson / Wales
The Balancing Barn / MVRDV / Suffolk
The Long House / Hopkins Architects / North Norfolk
A House for Essex / Grayson Perry & FAT Architecture / Essex
The Shingle House / NORD Architecture / Kent
The Dune House / JVA / Suffolk
A Room For London / David Kohn Architects & Fiona Banner / Southbank Centre London
The Secular Retreat / Peter Zumthor / Devon

Life House/Tŷ Bywyd by John Pawson in Wales - a space for calm and reflection - is now open. 

For the latest availability at our houses - see Special Offers.   Sign up to our newsletter to get updates on future A House for Essex ballots, and other news from Living Architecture.

Living Architecture was set up to change public perceptions of modern architecture. By commissioning world-class architects to design houses, which can then be rented by the public over a period of days and nights, it aims to promote, educate and influence discussion about modern architecture.

We offer a chance to rent houses for a holiday designed by some of the most talented architects at work today, set in some of the most stunning locations in Britain. We have commissioned houses by MVRDV, NORD, Jarmund/Vigsnæs, David Kohn, Michael & Patty Hopkins, FAT, John Pawson and Peter Zumthor.

We are dedicated to introducing you to the best of contemporary architecture, as well as to curating unique and enjoyable holidays, starting from just £735 for a 4-night break (equivalent to £23 per person per night). 

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