Ben Walker

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Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2017

We featured more than 500 weird and wonderful houses on Dezeen in 2017. For our review of the year, editor Amy Frearson recalls her top 10, including …

Allies and Morrison challenges "identikit urbanism" with masterplan for new city in Oman

British firm Allies and Morrison has designed a new city for Oman, which will transform a desert valley into a 624-hectare urban centre over the next …

Arquitectural photography (III): How to work with Modern buildings

Architectural photography (III): How to work with Modern buildings<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>November 10, 2017 By Sara Rodriguez …

Landscape Photography

Stunning midcentury home near San Francisco wants $4.8M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Portola Valley, California<p><b>Price:</b> $4,795,000<p>This 1962 home in Portola Valley, in San Mateo County, California, …

Silver House

Perched on a limestone cliff on Gower Peninsula, the Silver House brings medieval craftsmanship to the modern day. The home's foundation takes …

Architects have built the UK's ideal home, using CGI - and here it is

Take a tour…<p>If you were asked to describe your dream home then you may choose a detached house, large garden, and bespoke design.<p>Well, according to …

An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space

Architects Frank and Megan Lin revitalize an uninspiring 1960s ranch home, forging a connection to the outdoors and creating a space for their design practice.<p>When the husband-and-wife team behind Austin-based Co(X)ist Studio set out to remodel their 1962 ranch-style house, they wanted to update it …

Architecture

Refreshed Palm Springs home is ultimate party pad for $649K

Built in 1959 by developer Jack Meiselman<p>A home by local developer Jack Meiselman has come on the market in Palm Springs. Built in 1959, it has since been given a refreshing update that highlights many of its period charms.<p>These elements include an open main-living floorplan anchored by a brick …

Shipping container house takes jumping the shark to new heights

<b>Steel boxes make the perfect house for the Joshua Tree desert environment.</b><p>Yup, when it’s a hundred and ten degrees in the California desert, there is …

What's it like to have created the world's most famous photograph?

Steve McCurry, the celebrated war photographer, talks to Mary Wakefield about the ethics of making pain look pleasing<p>Could it, at times, be frustrating to have taken one of the world’s most famous photographs? Steve McCurry’s ‘Afghan Girl’ (1984) is, according to the Royal Geographic Society, the …

Gorgeous Gramercy condo in a converted parish house wants $5.25M

The condo still retains many of the historic elements of the parish house<p>Part of a former parish house that was converted into a condo building in 2005, this spacious, five-bedroom apartment boasts tons of modern finishings, but still holds on to a lot of its historic elements as well.<p>The building …

Showstopping, barn-inspired house wants $10.2M

Located in London’s Highgate Village<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> London, England<p><b>Price:</b> £7,600,000 ($10,261,000)<p>An award-winning …

Society Hill mansion lists for $2.45M after major facelift

See its transformation in before-after photos<p>On the 100 block of the idyllic Delancey Street in Society Hill hides this recently listed mansion, nestled far from the street behind two-story Colonial brick homes. Past the gate and private courtyard is a 4,200-square-foot property with an impressive …

Shore House

Amagansett, New York<p>Nestled behind the dunes in Amagansett, this 3000sf residence is designed to take advantage of the spectacular site while being sensitive to the natural landscape surrounding it. Conceived of as two offset stacked boxes, the first floor steps away from the landscape creating a …

Architecture

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Home Tours

Midcentury modern home with retro orange kitchen asks $660K

It's up for sale in one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>t</i><i>ipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Denver, Colorado<p><b>Price:</b> $659,900<p>Though this 1950s East …

This award-winning lavish church conversion in Chingford is now available to rent

<b>A fantastic opportunity has entered the rental property market in the form of a Grade II listed, Victorian church conversion.</b><p>The religious building …

This 1,000-year-old former corn mill is an idyllic riverside holiday stay

<b>Ashford Mill is a beautiful historic corn mill that has been transformed into a unique holiday stay.</b><p>The Grade II listed property, situated in Ashford …

4 Parks That Are Making Their Cities More Beautiful–And Sustainable

When the landscape architecture firm Nelson Byrd Woltz designs urban parks, it looks at two things: cultural history and natural ecological systems. By blending the two, the firm creates public spaces that are deeply rooted in a specific place and that help cities become more environmentally …