London England Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around London, England.

A Cork-Clad Extension With Playful Pink Trim Is the Cure-All for Gloomy London Days
A Cork-Clad Extension With Playful Pink Trim Is the Cure-All for Gloomy London Days
The cheerful spirit of Nimtim Architects’ renovation continues inside by way of bold patterns and more pops of color.
This Renovated London Flat Includes a Kitchen Designed Like a Kebab Shop
Design studio Holloway Li riffed on the city’s nightlife in revamping an apartment inside a Victorian.
A Prefab Cabin With Massive Windows Touches Down Lightly in a U.K. Forest
The structure for the 530-square-foot timber-clad retreat was craned into place and set on piles to prioritize views and minimize impact on the nationally preserved land.
A Rejuvenated 1960s Courtyard House Springs Up in London for £885K
A Rejuvenated 1960s Courtyard House Springs Up in London for £885K
Bursting with greenery, the remodeled three-bedroom home is a serene city escape.
This Converted Coach House in London Radiates Calming Vibes
Pink plaster meets olive-green tile in the serene garden home listed for £1.3M.
Before & After: A Feral Terrace House Becomes a Magical Garden Home for $423K
Pashenko Works revives a dilapidated London residence with a green roof, a large atrium, and a garden studio for visiting grandparents.
Curvy Plywood Punches Up the Interiors of a 1920s London Home
The wood insertions form built-in bookshelves, archways, and partitions that make for a playful family residence.
Many Hands Made Light Work of This Luminous Renovation in London
Design firm DGN Studio, the clients, and their contractor turned the terrace home into a bright residence filled with the owners’ collection of vintage fittings and furnishings.
A Historic Dutch Barn Becomes a Home in Britain’s Largest Prairie Garden
Ten years after creating Sussex Prairie Gardens, the owners turned to Sandy Rendel Architects to revitalize a historic agrarian structure.
A Cottagecore Fever Dream Just Hit the Market in London
Designed—and currently owned—by textile maven Alice Palmer, the charming Edwardian is filled to the brim with pastels, prints, and plants.
A Lovely London Flat With a Serene Garden Springs Up for £895K
A Lovely London Flat With a Serene Garden Springs Up for £895K
Set in a renovated Victorian townhouse, the ground-floor apartment comes with three bedrooms and a glass ceiling.
A Glass-Walled Rear Extension Revives a Cramped London Victorian
Oliver Leech Architects transforms a West London townhouse using reeded glass that suffuses the family home with natural light while maintaining privacy.
A Heavenly Home in a 19th-Century Church Asks £1.2M
Stained-glass windows and barrel-vaulted ceilings define this divine renovation in the English countryside.
This London Terrace Home’s Prefab Addition Is Just Bananas
Painted a statement-making yellow, the extension by creative studio Unknown Works is a kit of panels made of spruce cross-laminated timber.
Pounce on This “Invisible House” in England Before It Vanishes Without a Trace
Designed by BPN Architects, the mirrored single-story home just hit the market for £2M.
A Brick and Glass Extension Telescopes Out Across the Roof of a London Home
Andre Kong Studio created a series of boxes that add a study, bathroom, and bedroom for a growing young family.
In England, a Supremely Extra Egyptian-Inspired Home Seeks £2.5M
Overlooking the Thames River, the vibrant residence was designed by British architect John Outram in 1999.
A Charming Stone Barn at the “Gateway to the Cotswolds” Asks £2.4M
Set around a central courtyard, this refreshed farm home could be your ticket to life in the British countryside.
A Rare Island Retreat Just Outside London Lists for £1.7M
The three-bedroom home is clad in sapele wood and suspended on stilts—and it comes with a separate annex and studio.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds an Experimental Garden Studio for Less Than £5K
In the British countryside, Stirling Prize nominee Michael Dillon builds a tiny office as an exercise in low-carbon, low-cost construction.
This Boxy Brick Home in London Has a Layout That Flows Like Water
A route snakes from the front gate at the street to the bedroom patio at the lower level for one surprisingly continuous plan.
If Only We Could Spend All Autumn Curled Up in This £330K English Cottage
Nestled in a historic village in the Kent countryside, the two-bedroom home is cozy incarnate.
We Can Totally See a Modern-Day Jo March of “Little Women” Savoring This 1790s Home
The Gordon House, back on the market at £100,000 less than before, is a bookish haven with moody hues, ample shelving, and preserved historic details.
A ’60s Studio With a Bright-Yellow Spiral Staircase Asks £725K in London
Sliding glass doors connect the spruced-up midcentury apartment to a private balcony.
Listed for £2M, This English Country Home Is Just Our Cup of Tea
The charming Hertfordshire dwelling is cobbled together from a collection of converted barns.
My House: A Filmmaker Couple Put a London Shoe Factory Back Into Production as Their Home and Studio
The apartment inside was worse for the wear, but local firm Studio McW turned its raw beauty into a camera-ready live/work space.
A Sunny London Flat With a Design Pedigree Hits the Market for £500K
Built in 1990 by architect Edward Burd, the residence has been tastefully revamped by its current owner, an interior designer.
A Charming Farmhouse Just Came to Market in the English Countryside
Located just a short drive from London, the historic estate includes a four-bedroom home in a converted barn and two acres of private gardens.
A Design-Driven Loft in a Victorian Omnibus Station Lists for £1.65M
All aboard! Nestled in the heart of Camberwell, the tuned-up apartment is topped with a glazed terrace.
A Glass-Wrapped Extension Maximizes the Potential of a London Terrace Home
The ground floor’s outdoor access was limited, so architecture firm Bureau de Change found a see-through solution inspired by the neighborhood’s history.