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19th March 2024

The Cosmic House (1978-83) by Charles Jencks (1939-2019) is perhaps the most famous and extravagant expression of Postmodernist ideas as applied to domestic architecture. Described as a "riotous living monument to his theories", the interior is just as complex as the exterior with "every corner alive with symbolism and allusion". It is now Grade I Listed and can be visited by appointment.

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