For inspirational and unique residential designs, look no further than Xtreme Houses by authors Smith and Topham.

This collection of photographs, drawings, plans and essays features exciting, newly designed and built dwelling spaces by architects, artists, and individuals that respond to an increasing awareness of architecture’s ability to shape the way we live. Architectural works featured include houses by Shigeru Ban, Sean Godsell, Herman Herztberger and many others.

Xtreme Houses is available from The Building Bookshop .