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A House for Essex

The ballot for A House for Essex is now open for dates between March and May 2018 . 

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2018 Holiday Dates available

  • Balancing Barn, Suffolk, sleeps 8 - see here
  • Dune House, Suffolk, sleeps 9 - see here
  • Long House, Norfolk, sleeps 10 - see here
  • Shingle House, Kent, sleeps 8 - see here
  • Life House, Wales, sleeps 6 - see here


Reading and Thinking Retreat at the Life House, Wales 2- 5 Feb 2018

Join other friends of The School of Life and Living Architecture on a long weekend of contemplation, reading and new horizons.

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The Life House by John Pawson

The Life House is now available to book for week-long and short beaks

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The Life House by John Pawson - Financial Times, Sept 2016

"A tour de force of domestic minimalism" - Financial Times, September 2016.

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A Room for London

Please note that A Room for London has now closed for a while.


Grayson Perry´s Dream House

A House for Essex is featured in Channel 4 documentary.

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