Now on Netflix, The World's Most Extraordinary Homes takes house-envy to its logical conclusion with dramatic drone shots of the world’s most unique, architect-designed homes

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Friday, 09 October 2015 01:00

The lasting appeal of modernist Essex

In our latest issue, Home, Charles Holland took a trip down memory lane to rediscover a series of modernist gems in villages around Essex. We asked Catherine Hyland to take some photographs to accompany the article – see them here and follow @iconeye on Instagram for more

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Villa Além, Portugal, by Valerio Olgiati

A 50m-long courtyard surrounded by monolithic concrete walls creates an air of mystery around Valerio Olgiati’s retreat in rural Portugal

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Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:00

Sanderson House

In a London conservation area, David Kohn has managed to sneak a wily back-garden extension past planning officers in the form of a fox

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Friday, 13 March 2015 14:54

Neri&Hu's Das Haus

At IMM Cologne, the Chinese duo created a series of rooms piled high with furniture to explore the tensions between rapid urban growth and the "blind" consumption of design

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Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

Covert House

Two partners at London practice DSDHA have built themselves a concrete family home, sunk into a garden in Clapham

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Wednesday, 09 July 2014 10:57

Kew House by Piercy & Co

A south-west London family and their architect have given a modern twist to the local vernacular with a double-gabled steel and glass house

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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 11:16

Tokyo garden house by Ryue Nishizawa

Ryue Nishizawa has used plants, stairs and windows to create the illusion of privacy and space in this tall, narrow urban home.

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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 10:45

Fobe House by Guilhem Eustache

Architect Guilhem Eustache has incorporated cinematic references and surrealist symbols into this house in Morocco for a Belgian filmmaker.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:23

Casa Garoza by Herreros Arquitectos

Madrid-based architect Juan Herreros sees this no-frills holiday home in rural Spain as an animal occupying but not transforming the landscape.

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Wednesday, 17 August 2011 15:24

Las Palmeras Beach House by Javier Artadi

The minimalist form of this house in Peru draws attention away from itself, focusing instead on stark views of desert and ocean.

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Wednesday, 16 December 2009 10:59

House O by Jun Igarashi

House O doesn’t suggest domesticity from the outside.

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