Brick terraced houses line both sides of the traditional English high street in East Dulwich—but neatly tucked away, behind the neighbourhood cheesemonger and a boulangerie, is an industrial, avant-garde residence.
“Like many houses designed by architects for their own families, Housden House (now on the market with The Modern House) took several years to complete….
[W]hat happens if we … think outside the box and design homes simply because that’s what we want them to look like? Forget all the rules, do something innovative and personal instead – and you may just find your house commands an unprecedented premium over its neighbours.
London buyers can expect to pay an average of 12 per cent more for a property brimming with design features, according to new research commissioned by design-led estate agency The Modern House.
But what constitutes good design? According to The Modern House, a well-designed home considers the relationship between indoor and outdoor living spaces, exudes a sense of ‘spatial drama’ … and is decked out in well-curated fixtures and furnishings.
An iconic post-war concrete house in Hampstead, north London, has gone on sale for the first time, offering the rare opportunity to own a slice of design history.
Of course, judging what makes architecture and design “good” is pretty subjective. Which is where The Modern House boasts a particular skill-set.
Research by the Modern House, an estate agency, shows that there is at least a 12 per cent price premium for “design-led” properties in London.
Browsing The Modern House’s website last year they saw the new house. “We love modern interiors, and the house was so different from everything else, it didn’t take long to fall in love.”
Yes, this is an estate agency, but boy does it sell dreamy homes. Expect magazine-worthy shots of its carefully curated properties.
A brutalist 1960s home in London that has been preserved like a bonafide real estate time capsule has hit the market for the first time with The Modern House
With an ethos to find carefully curated properties for their discerning clients, The Modern House have decided to take a new look at the traditional welcome gifts for new owners – which is why they looked to Studio Toogood.
Sometimes I think it is shallow to love a house so much. Money doesn’t buy happiness. But light and orange and a bathtub that looks into trees can. Even when I’m alone the place keeps me company.
The Isokon Building, designed by eminent architect Wells Coates, is widely recognised as one of the finest achievements of Modern architecture in the UK. The penthouse is currently for sale with The Modern House.
The Modern House, an estate agent specialising in Modernist properties, and much-loved by architects and designers, is marketing two homes at Park Hill.
This renovated 1970s house is … situated on Bearton Pond and has its own mooring and fishing rights.
Albert Hill, the founding director of The Modern House, an estate agency, says it is an interesting time for new-builds …
Founded by two former design editors, The Modern House is Britain’s most stylish estate agent.
At a time when the housing market is flatlining, especially in London, The Modern House is bucking the trend.
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.