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August 8, 2013
Back in 2009, we shared Living Architecture, a new venture that would to provide great architecture to everyone. Four years later we show the finished product.
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  The Balancing Barn in Suffolk: On the edge of a nature reserve a few miles from the Suffolk coast, the MVRDV-designed Balancing Barn cantilevers over the surrounding meadow.
    The Balancing Barn in Suffolk: On the edge of a nature reserve a few miles from the Suffolk coast, the MVRDV-designed Balancing Barn cantilevers over the surrounding meadow.
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  The Dune House in Thorpeness: One of Norway’s most renowned practices, Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects, created this house on an archetypally English seaside site.

    The Dune House in Thorpeness: One of Norway’s most renowned practices, Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects, created this house on an archetypally English seaside site.

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  The Long House in North Norfolk: Designed by British architects Sir Michael and Lady Patty Hopkins using local materials and vernacular forms, the Long House is located along the North Sea coast.
    The Long House in North Norfolk: Designed by British architects Sir Michael and Lady Patty Hopkins using local materials and vernacular forms, the Long House is located along the North Sea coast.
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  The Shingle House near Romney Marsh: Among an artist’s enclave on the beach, NORD’s simple structure reflects the moody landscape around it.
    The Shingle House near Romney Marsh: Among an artist’s enclave on the beach, NORD’s simple structure reflects the moody landscape around it.
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  A Room for London: A one-bedroom in a boat-inspired designed on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall offers views of Big Bed, St. Pauls cathedral, and the Thames.
    A Room for London: A one-bedroom in a boat-inspired designed on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall offers views of Big Bed, St. Pauls cathedral, and the Thames.
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The Balancing Barn in Suffolk: On the edge of a nature reserve a few miles from the Suffolk coast, the MVRDV-designed Balancing Barn cantilevers over the surrounding meadow.

Living Architecture asked some of today’s most sought-after architects to design homes that will be rented throughout the year in Britain starting in September. Click through the slideshow to plan your next vacation. 

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