London England Architecture and Design

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

Before & After: This Late ’70s London Home Was Designed to Be Taken Apart
Before & After: This Late ’70s London Home Was Designed to Be Taken Apart
A (mostly) DIY reno by an English family and MAP Architecture fulfills the destiny of a timber-frame “self-build” home in Lewisham.
A Victorian Townhouse With Rustic-Inspired Interiors Is Available to Rent in London
In addition to exposed trusses and high ceilings trimmed with intricate cornicing, the 19th-century terrace house features four levels with two fireplaces—and a backyard garden...
An Art Deco Apartment With Victorian Influences Lists for £745K in London
Reimagined by the current resident, interior designer Neil McLachlan, the greenhouse-inspired, two-bedroom apartment showcases a harmonious mix of pattern, patina, and playfulness.
Koto Just Unveiled a New Backyard Prefab Cabin for $75K
Koto Just Unveiled a New Backyard Prefab Cabin for $75K
In collaboration with Garden Club London, Koto has created a carbon-neutral retreat that syncs with a garden setting.
A London Mews Home With a Subterranean Dance Floor Asks £3.8M
Behind a modest brick exterior in Kensington, an expansive contemporary home built half underground is full of light, color, and kinetic design.
Artist Francesca Anfossi’s Vibrant Live/Work Home Lists for £2.5M in London
The former clothes workshop now hosts an eccentric three-bedroom, complete with splashes of color, a large private garden, and a sun-drenched conservatory.
A Light-Filled Loft in a Former Bakery Lists for $3.6 Million in London
Spanning more than 3,600 square feet, the Victorian warehouse conversion comes with exposed trusses, glazed tiling, and timber-clad cathedral ceilings.
A London Townhouse Captures the Glamour of the Hollywood Hills in the ’70s
A musical couple transform a tired townhouse into a modernist home—complete with a music studio—inspired by the heyday of California’s rock 'n' roll scene.
14 Extraordinary Additions That Transform Centuries-Old London Homes
These contemporary extensions bring new life to old terrace homes and residences from the Victorian, Edwardian, and Georgian eras.
A Bright and Shining Addition Connects a ’70s Townhouse to Its Garden
A sunken room offers a clever solution to a large, problematic drop at the back of this UK home.
A Glowing Extension Fills a London Victorian With Sunlight and Garden Views
A Glowing Extension Fills a London Victorian With Sunlight and Garden Views
Amos Goldreich Architecture transforms the ground floor of a semidetached home with a broken-plan extension.
Step Inside the Cosmic House, a London Home Designed to Reflect the Universe
The historic family home of Charles and Maggie Jencks is a wild experiment in postmodernism—and it just opened to the public for the first time ever.
A London Terrace House Gets a Bright Extension That Honors Its Arts and Crafts Heritage
The 194-square-foot addition by Novak Hiles Architects features an open-plan kitchen and dining area that connects to a split-level garden.
Timber Slatting Steals the Show at This Renovated Terrace House in London
In the expansion of his sister and brother-in-law’s Victorian in the Blackheath neighborhood, architect Ben Minifie implemented gorgeous wood cladding inside and out.
An Adorable Houseboat Named Olive Is Looking for a New Owner in London
The floating tiny home is well appointed for both long-term mooring and continuous cruising—and it just hit the market at £125K.
Blink and You Might Miss the Subtle Beauty of Alessia Mosci’s Upcycled London Flat
The creative director and co-owner of MWAI repurposed as many materials as she could to turn an old apartment building into her own refined residence.
Asking £1.5M, This London Home Features a Heavenly Loft Bathed in Light
Ornate skylights and generous glazing illuminate the interiors of the Southwark Brick House, which combines brick, oak, glass, and steel to dramatic effect.
Scoop Up This Revamped 1974 Airstream for $235K in London
After a thorough makeover, the 23-foot-long Airstream Overlander is ready to embark on its next adventure.
A Reimagined London Mews House Blends Heritage Details With Bold Pops of Color
A celebration of its 20th-century origins, the two-bedroom rental offers a cozy setting fitted with vibrant artwork and vintage furnishings.
A Terrace Home in London Gets a Luminous Extension While Keeping a Low Profile
Hunkered under a green roof, a new indoor/outdoor addition by Turner Architects breathes fresh life into a family home.
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen uses prefab elements to transform a dated Victorian in just four days.
A Victorian Terrace House in London Gets a Bright, Brutalist-Inspired Rear Addition
A careful renovation by DGN Studio results in a light-filled kitchen, dining area, and gathering space that celebrates the homeowners’ love of concrete.
The Wildly Colorful Home of Designer Morag Myerscough Lists for $4M in London
The converted pub is now a live/work space that beams with bright patterns and bold graphics thanks to a makeover from the New London Fabulous artist.
Plywood Partitions Divvy Up Space in a Free-Flowing London Townhouse
Nimtim Architects reimagines a ’70s residence for a growing family, creating simple, flexible rooms that connect with the garden.
Scoop Up This Compact, Sun-Kissed Flat in London for £315K
Sculptor Neil Marlow revived the historic one-bedroom apartment as a charming live/work space.
A Glass Courtyard Brings the Garden Inside a London Terrace House
Architect Amos Goldreich had three clients to consider in this renovation: Graham, Steve, and the greenery they’d tended for decades.
A 1920s London Home Is Revived With a Mint-Green Aluminum Addition
DeDraft revitalizes an old terrace house to include extra space—and a pop of color.
A Loft-Like Flat in a Converted London Warehouse Lists for $1.1M
Housed in a former cotton-mill complex, the light-filled home features high ceilings, exposed brick, and a wrought-iron spiral staircase.
Budget Breakdown: A Historian Couple Revamp Their Storybook Victorian for $174K
A modern addition to an old London home offers ample space for a growing family, as well as a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf situated under a skylight.
A Candy Pink Pied-à-Terre in London Is Sumptuously Reimagined
TR Studio brings natural light, swanky details, and playful colors into a three-story mews house in Chelsea.