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Dezeen magazine's Pinterest board featuring photos of the best British architecture, including designs by Norman Foster and Stirling Prize winner Caruso St John Architects.

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Alex Michaelis' self-designed sculptural brickwork house in London slots into a long, narrow site that was previously occupied by a disused garage. Soho House Berlin, Babington House, Timber Cabin, British Architecture, Riverside House, Small Courtyards, Timber Cladding, Victorian Terrace, Built In Bench

Ten self-designed homes that reflect the unique styles of their owner

We've rounded up 10 original self-designed homes from around the world that architects and designers have created for themselves.

The architecture studio replaced a 1970s double garage with a home that matches the adjoining properties in scale and materials as the latest stage of the development of a service lane into a residential street. Brick Courtyard, Recycled Brick, British Architecture, Monochrome Interior, Mews House, Charred Wood, Two Storey House, Small Courtyards, Ground Floor Plan

Cottrell and Vermeulen inserts brick mews house into south London lane

Cottrell and Vermeulen utilised "the materials of garages and sheds" to create a small two-storey house on Stories Mews in south London.

Cottrell and Vermeulen Architecture utilised "the materials of garages and sheds" to create a small two-storey house on Stories Mews in south London. Brick Courtyard, Recycled Brick, British Architecture, Monochrome Interior, Mews House, Charred Wood, Two Storey House, Small Courtyards, Ground Floor Plan

Cottrell and Vermeulen inserts brick mews house into south London lane

Cottrell and Vermeulen utilised "the materials of garages and sheds" to create a small two-storey house on Stories Mews in south London.

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone British Architecture, London Architecture, Flooded House, Raised House, Solar Shades, Flood Zone, Interior Stairs, Timber Flooring, River Thames

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone

Steel stilts elevate Narula House, a British dwelling on banks of a River Thames tributary that is designed by John Pardey Architects to endure flooding.

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone British Architecture, London Architecture, Flooded House, Raised House, House On Stilts, Solar Shades, Flood Zone, Floating House, River Thames

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone

Steel stilts elevate Narula House, a British dwelling on banks of a River Thames tributary that is designed by John Pardey Architects to endure flooding.

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone British Architecture, London Architecture, Pole House, Glass Cabin, Raised House, Sweet Chestnut, House On Stilts, Solar Shades, Flood Zone

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone

Steel stilts elevate Narula House, a British dwelling on banks of a River Thames tributary that is designed by John Pardey Architects to endure flooding.

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone British Architecture, London Architecture, Modern Architecture, Raised House, Sweet Chestnut, Solar Shades, Flood Zone, River Thames, House Extensions

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone

Steel stilts elevate Narula House, a British dwelling on banks of a River Thames tributary that is designed by John Pardey Architects to endure flooding.

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone Architecture Today, British Architecture, London Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Raised House, Solar Shades, Flood Zone, River Thames

Narula House raised on stilts over River Thames flood zone

Steel stilts elevate Narula House, a British dwelling on banks of a River Thames tributary that is designed by John Pardey Architects to endure flooding.

UK charity Art Fund has released photos of filmmaker Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage in Dungeness, England, as part of its fundraising campaign to prevent the renowned house and garden from being sold. Dungeness Beach, Small Garden Birds, Indoor Watering Can, Kent Coast, British Architecture, Art Fund, Agave Plant, Garden Tool Set, Ceramic Planters

Art Fund releases images of Prospect Cottage during campaign to save it

The charity campaigning to save Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage has released images of the renowned house and garden in Dungeness, England.

UK charity Art Fund has released photos of filmmaker Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage in Dungeness, England, as part of its fundraising campaign to prevent the renowned house and garden from being sold. Dungeness Beach, Kent Coast, British Architecture, Art Fund, Residency Programs, Open Market, Agave Plant, Tate Britain, Garden Studio

Art Fund releases images of Prospect Cottage during campaign to save it

The charity campaigning to save Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage has released images of the renowned house and garden in Dungeness, England.

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners. Timber Architecture, British Architecture, Architectural Technologist, Hedsor House, Western Bathrooms, Country Modern Home, Modern Farmhouse, Wooden Panelling, House With Balcony

Weathered timber cladding covers shed-like Field House in rural England

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners.

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners. Architecture Design, British Architecture, Cabinet D Architecture, Residential Architecture, Country Modern Home, Home Modern, Zinc Roof, Copper Roof, Wooden Panelling

Weathered timber cladding covers shed-like Field House in rural England

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners.

Weathered timber cladding covers shed-like Field House in rural England/ Spratley & Partners. Zinc Cladding, Roof Cladding, Exterior Cladding, Cantilever Architecture, Residential Architecture, Zinc Roof, British Architecture, Agricultural Buildings, Rural House

Weathered timber cladding covers shed-like Field House in rural England

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners.

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners. Architecture Design, British Architecture, Minimalist Architecture, Residential Architecture, Hedsor House, Western Bathrooms, Zinc Roof, Wooden Panelling, Agricultural Buildings

Weathered timber cladding covers shed-like Field House in rural England

A cantilevered upper floor and a fully-glazed gable end feature in Field House in Berkshire, England, by architecture practice Spratley & Partners.

Designed by Oxfordshire-based Charlie Luxton Design, this refurbished bungalow draws on the appearance of the neighbouring agricultural structures to frame views out to an adjacent Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wooden Trellis, South Facing Garden, British Architecture, Front Courtyard, Small Courtyards, Rural Retreats, Roof Structure, Ground Floor Plan, Dezeen

Charlie Luxton Design restores and extends Cotswolds bungalow

Charlie Luxton Design decided to "refurbish not demolish" a neglected brick bungalow on the edge of a village in the Cotswolds, to create a family home.

Home Farm is John Pawson's self-designed minimalist second home in the Cotswolds, England, featuring three kitchens but no clutter.John Pawson, a British designer known for his minimalism, converted … British Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Timber Companies, John Pawson, Rural Retreats, Terrazzo Flooring, English Countryside

John Pawson designs his own Home Farm in the Cotswolds

Home Farm is John Pawson's self-designed minimalist second home in the Cotswolds, featuring three kitchens but minimal clutter.