Founded by two former design editors (Matt Gilbert formerly of Wallpaper* and husband of designer Faye Toogood, and Albert Hill a senior editor at World of Interiors), The Modern House is Britain’s most stylish estate agent.
Since the beginning The Modern House has been online only. It specialises in properties it decides are architecturally arresting or allow living “in a modern way”.
From the wide-open skies of Texas to the tropical seashores of Australia, AD rounds up eight examples of Brutalist homes currently on the market.
Together with Albert Hill, architectural writer and businessman Matt Gibberd founded the Modern House, a company that sells architecturally significant buildings. He describes one of the moments where he realised the importance of thinking differently.
Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill are co-founders of London-based The Modern House estate agency, and that background guided the book’s focus on the standalone modern home.
Art Deco seaside house, which hosted Great Gatsby-worthy parties in the 1930s, for sale with private beach access.
Nikki Bedi presents a property special and is joined by the founders of The Modern House, who are certainly not your average estate agents.
The Modern House was founded by Albert Hill and Matt Gibberd in 2005, drawing on their rich editorial backgrounds to develop a highly crafted approach to real estate storytelling and an immaculately curated roster of well designed homes for sale across the UK.
Shelley Klein reflects on growing up in an extraordinary home in the Scottish Borders commissioned by her father, the influential textile designer Bernat Klein
Editors Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill have curated a visually-led book of black-and-white photographs showing detached modern houses.
A listed Klein House, built in 1957, is revered by modernism buffs as one of the UK’s most perfect midcentury homes.
Modernism is one of the most divisive architectural movements of the 20th century. Monocle talks to Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill, founding directors of The Modern House and authors of a new book that argues why it’s time for us to reassess our definition of modernity.
A Category A-listed house in Scotland designed by renowned Modernist architect Peter Womersley has gone on sale for the first time.
A Category A listed iconic home from the 1950s designed by architect Peter Wormsley and built for renowned textile designer Bernat Klein, has been put on the market for the first time.
- ‘One of the finest houses to have been built in Britain during the mid-century period’
While Alison and Peter Smithson’s famous Robin Hood Gardens is being demoed and redeveloped, an earlier, much smaller project by the late architect pair has been listed for sale.
The water tank on top of Grade-II listed Keeling House has been converted into a very unique one-bedroom flat, that’s now for sale for the first time with The Modern House.
With a name inspired by F.R.S. Yorke’s celebrated book The Modern House (1934), which introduced Modern architecture to a British audience, Founding Directors Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill set up their design-led estate agency in 2005.
The Modern House does not look like your traditional estate agents, yes, it’s about buying and selling homes, but the process seems more beautiful.
The much-loved property is famous in the architecture world and on the market with The Modern House.
The simple, clean style of modernist architecture has proved to have staying power, and is explored in a new book, ‘Ornament Is Crime’ by Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill.