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1960s, Modernist, United Kingdom

1960s modernism: Victor Kite-designed three-bedroom detached house in Fleet, Hampshire

Victor Kite-designed three-bedroom detached house in Fleet, Hampshire
Victor Kite-designed three-bedroom detached house in Fleet, Hampshire

Built in 1966, the work of Victor Kite and inspired by modernist design, this three-bedroom detached house in Fleet, Hampshire is on the market for the first time since it was built. Read more

Books

London Buildings: An Architectural Tour by Robin Farquhar and Hannah Dipper

London Buildings: An Architectural Tour by Robin Farquhar and Hannah Dipper
London Buildings: An Architectural Tour by Robin Farquhar and Hannah Dipper

The names might not be instantly familiar, but you might well have heard of the design brand of Robin Farquhar and Hannah Dipper – People Will Always Need Plates. Now the two have produced a book, going by the name of London Buildings: An Architectural Tour, which will shortly be published by Batsford. Read more

1930s, Modernist, To let, United Kingdom

Iconic house to let: The Third Sunhouse in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

The Third Sunhouse in Amersham, Buckinghamshire
The Third Sunhouse in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Not content with giving us on iconic modernist house in the form of High & Over, Amyas Connell also teamed up with Basil Ward in 1934 to design another notable property of the era in the very same location - The Third Sunhouse in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. Read more

1960s, Modernist, United Kingdom

On the market: 1960s architect-designed six-bedroomed house in Yelverton, Devon

1960s architect-designed six-bedroomed house in Yelverton, Devon
1960s architect-designed six-bedroomed house in Yelverton, Devon

The imagery of the agent doesn’t quite show enough of this 1960s architect-designed six-bedroomed house in Yelverton, Devon, but it certainly attracts our interest. Not least because it looks largely unchanged since the original build. Read more