Dominic Bradbury

Property & Architecture

Courtyard houses

Architects and designers have rediscovered the charms of courtyards – and these urbanely updated oases are now flooding homes with light. Dominic Bradbury reports
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New-generation alpine chalets

Chalet design is evolving with sophisticated elan as contemporary architects and designers focus on more fluid, open-plan living spaces – and an intimate sense of connection to the alpine landscape. Dominic Bradbury reports
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Tower houses

Rural dwellers looking to connect with nature at a higher level are commissioning innovative tower houses with magnificent vistas. Dominic Bradbury reports on the soaring properties splicing architectural traditions – and redefining the modern country home
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Earth houses

Highly sophisticated homes are being crafted out of earth, as architects reimagine this characterful, eco-friendly building material for a contemporary clientele. Dominic Bradbury surveys their groundbreaking work
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Bold comfort farm

Of its time but rooted within a rustic architectural heritage – the modern farmhouse is a compelling way of life for those who yearn for the rural idyll reinterpreted in a crisp, contemporary way, says Dominic Bradbury
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Independence stay

An increasing desire to house visiting friends and family in privacy has given rise to striking stand-alone spaces that double as anything from a pool house to a music room. Dominic Bradbury reports on a forward-looking generation of guest lodges
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Outstanding balance

Advances in engineering are pushing the boundaries of cantilevered homes – stunning structures that not only maximise small plots of land, but also allow us to engage with our surroundings more intensely. Dominic Bradbury reports
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Soaring ambition

Sophisticated vertical communities, housed in statement super-structures, are a pioneering, eco-conscious response to today’s dense urban sprawl. Dominic Bradbury reports.
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Thinking outside the box

The new generation of kit houses are not only beautifully designed with luxury in mind, but also superb quality, more environmentally friendly than on-site builds – and startlingly quick to put up. Dominic Bradbury reports
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Crafting a new tradition

The late-19th- and early-20th-century charms of Arts and Crafts houses have kept them in perennial demand. Now aficionados are discovering their 21st-century adaptability, says Dominic Bradbury.
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Bringing the house down

As urban architecture reaches ever-greater heights, a new generation of country homes seeks to preserve rural, often protected, landscapes by burrowing downwards. Dominic Bradbury reports on what lies (elegantly) beneath.
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Hidden assets

Building a dream home in a big city can mean getting creative with awkward sites. But such tricky plots are giving rise to ingenious feats of design, says Dominic Bradbury.
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