The First British Bungalow

Dr Andy Brown, our Planning Director, takes us through the mysterious origins of the bungalow in Britain. Single storey dwellings under the name ‘bungalow’ have been around since the mid-19th century. The bungalow became both a symbol of bohemianism and the building type of choice for the aspiring upper-middle class seeking an affordable second home in which to enjoy the new concept of ‘the weekend’. The first modern bungalow The first modern British bungalows were designed by little-known English architect,Read more