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Kingston Villa by Fletcher Crane Architects

Dezeen Debate features "a delicious slice of design cake"

The latest edition of our Dezeen Debate newsletter features Fletcher Crane Architects' pale brick home overlooking Richmond Park in LondonSubscribe to Dezeen Debate now.

UK studio Fletcher Crane Architects completed Kingston Villa in London, offering what they suggest is a contemporary "evolution" of the area's typical suburban architecture in pale brick and metal.

Readers were split, with some finding it "a little bland and formal" while others contested it was "a delicious slice of design cake" and a "well-crafted mixture of traditional forms and clean modern lines". What do you think? Join the debate ›

Side of the new house by Fletcher Crane
Fletcher Crane Architects turned a dilapidated bungalow on the edge of Richmond Park into a new family home

Other stories in this week's newsletter that fired up the comments section included news that The Line in Saudi Arabia is downgrading their targets for resident numbers and the world's thinnest mechanical watch from Bulgari.

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