The Cosmic House (2)

Now that my article on the Cosmic House is out, I can publish the photographs I took at the time of my visit, documenting the character and some of the amazing detail of Charles Jencks’s and Maggie Keswick’s Cosmic House.

The house announces its peculiarities more from its garden than the street:-

The staircase in the middle of the house is a key feature:-

I only photographed two rooms. The bedroom:-

And the downstairs lavatory:-

It’s part art nouveau, part Arts-and-Crafts, part free invention.

I liked some of the classical detailing:-

I was also fascinated by his library and what he had been reading:-

I strongly recommend a visit:-

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