Alan Brown and his wife Lucy have always had a passion for the outdoors and wanted to experience it in their dream home by bringing natural daylight into their house. And that’s exactly what they’ve…
Published in Innovative Homes
Self-build homes come in all shapes and sizes – and self-build projects span everything from a simple porch extension to an entirely new house, meaning the self-build route itself takes many forms. Here, Oakmasters discusses…
Published in Viewpoint
While planning and budgeting for your self-build, you’ve probably had a good think about what you want it to look like, how it functions as a home and how it performs in terms of energy…
Published in Project Inspiration
When Worcester-based Architect Nick Carroll was approached to design a Passivhaus-inspired home that would be built on the very cliff face of the Malvern Hills, he knew it would be a once in a lifetime…
Published in Innovative Homes
When it comes to picking a design for your home cinema many people may not know where to start. It may seem like a daunting task and the more research you do, the more options…
Published in i-nterior
Having completed your dream home, painting and decorating is the final stage that really makes it feel like your own. Here Simon Tilbrook, Director at Fenwick & Tilbrook, gives his top tips on paint types…
Published in Project Inspiration
Hidden in the Scottish Highlands sits the Jill Strawbale House, an eco-friendly holiday home created by Robert and Justine Dunn. The building uses straw bales as its main form of insulation and exports five times…
Published in Innovative Homes
A beautiful bath has become a real statement piece for many interior designs. It should be the focal point of your brand-new self-build bathroom but which style should you invest in? Here, i-build takes a…
Published in Project Inspiration
After 25 years of living in their large Edwardian semi-detached property in Woking, Lynn Paynter, a Marketing Consultant and her husband David, an Artist and Poet, decided it was time to embark on their long-held,…
Published in Innovative Homes
The Ideal Home Show is back at Olympia, London, for spring. Taking place from 17th March to 2nd April, the UK’s biggest home event features more than 600 exhibitors under one roof.
Published in News/Events
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