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1960s, Holland, Modernist, Oddities

Modernist project for sale: 1960s Dick Egberts-designed church in Harderwijk, Gelderland, Holland

1960s Dick Egberts-designed church in Harderwijk, Gelderland, Holland
1960s Dick Egberts-designed church in Harderwijk, Gelderland, Holland

By accident, rather than by design, I seem to be fluent in architecture-related words and phrases in 12 languages. It is result of spending long hours in the evening searching through multiple property engines throughout the world. But on the plus side, it means I dig up gems like this 1960s Dick Egberts-designed church in Harderwijk, Gelderland, Holland. Read more

Oddities, Renovation Projects, United Kingdom

In need of renovation: Former aircraft control tower and land in Winkleigh, Devon

In need of renovation: Former aircraft control tower and land in Winkleigh, Devon
In need of renovation: Former aircraft control tower and land in Winkleigh, Devon

We haven’t got much to go on here, but if you are planning a Grand Designs project, this former aircraft control tower and land in Winkleigh, Devon might be a starting point. Big thanks to Tamer for pointing it out. Read more

1960s, Oddities, Property at auction, United Kingdom

In need of renovation: 1960s nuclear bunker in Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

1960s nuclear bunker in Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
1960s nuclear bunker in Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Ok, it’s never going to be anyone’s dream home, but if this is the kind of thing you dream about, then this 1960s nuclear bunker in Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire is probably priced to your liking. Read more

Oddities, Period, Renovation Projects, United Kingdom

On the market: 19th century Thomas Hartas-designed law library in city centre Manchester

19th century Thomas Hartas-designed law library in city centre Manchester
19th century Thomas Hartas-designed law library in city centre Manchester

Now this is an interesting building. But we can’t see this 19th century Thomas Hartas-designed law library in city centre Manchester staying as a library much longer. Read more