Architecture on the Market: 7 Bold Contemporary Homes in London

London’s private residential architecture recalls its enduring historical tradition. Built narrowly to save space for a growing metropolis, rows of Victorian and Georgian terraces line the streets with a sophisticated uniformity. While the clarity and neatness of this residential landscape may charm locals and foreigners alike, many Londoners are seeking out new opportunities for architectural individuality with their homes. The practice of adding contemporary extensions has become a popular trend for those wishing to create more space and add a modern flare to differentiate their homes. But while not as economical, some Londoners have the opportunity of commissioning or purchasing completely new designs. Unlike their historical predecessors, these homes vary in styles, often exploring experimental shapes and materials and drawing upon foreign influences, such as Japanese architecture and Mies van der Rohe. This selection of homes listed on Brick & Wonder displays a range of contemporary London residences currently for sale, from stand-alone homes to penthouses and remodels. While the prices may be out of reach for many, hopefully all can enjoy these modern marvels: The Makers House by Liddicoat & Goldhill, London, United ...
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