The artist's holiday home in Wrabness for Living Architecture is a shrine to a fictional woman, her life story elaborately told through the building’s tiles and tapestries. But the project was also the final act in the colourful career of FAT Architecture. With its eclectic, scholarly mix of styles, it is a fitting farewell

Published in Features
Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:00

Grayson Perry's sketchbook

Featured in our upcoming Leisure issue, the artist’s flamboyant structure in Essex, completed this month, was inspired by the stacked forms of Norwegian stave churches

Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2011 11:22

Living Architecture

Part holiday home, part missionary outpost, the Balancing Barn perches on a ridge in Suffolk like the cliffhanger finale of The Italian Job re-enacted with an extra-long Gulfstream trailer.

Published in Features
Thursday, 17 December 2009 14:20

A Week At The Airport

Alain de Botton spent a week at Heathrow looking into people’s souls.

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