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A House for Essex
Architect / FAT and Grayson Perry
Location / Essex.

Sleeps / 4
Beds / 2

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A House for Essex

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A House for Essex is designed by Grayson Perry and FAT Architecture. It is both an artwork in itself and the setting for a number of works by Grayson Perry exploring the special character and unique qualities of Essex. The building has been designed to evoke a tradition of wayside and pilgrimage chapels. It belongs to a history of follies, whilst also being deeply of its own time.

Read more about the background to the project, and see more images.

Do you love A House for Essex? You can now buy a small range of exclusive products designed by Grayson Perry including: a bag, tea towel, cushions and plates. Now available in person from Wrabness Community Shop.  Or online from Tate ShopOr build your own House for Essex (free!) courtesy of the Architects Journal.

A House for Essex was featured in Channel 4 documentary - Grayson Perry's Dream House - watch it online. It was also featured in two recent articles by Edwin Heathcote in the Financial Times: Architecture explained -with the help of Grayson Perry's shrine; and Grayson Perry’s shrine and the schism in modern architecture.

Read about the project in the Evening StandardThe ObserverThe Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.

We're sorry but the house is not open for visits or tours, as it is in constant use.

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