Let There Be Light!

A new poll has revealed that natural sunlight is the most crucial element for home working wellbeing.

The Self Build Diaries: Nicky and Paul Duffin

Having worked with timber-frame construction throughout his entire career, Paul Duffin was well aware of the financial benefits of building your own home.

Jacksons’ Top Tips for Choosing Fencing and Gates

First impressions count, and the exterior of your property is the first thing visitors will see when it comes to your newly-built or renovated house.

A Green and Healthy Home

Padraig Hurley, Self-Build Manager at Taylor Lane Timber Frame, explores the green benefits of timber frame.

Cool and Contemporary for Retired Life

Steve and Judith Slater's severely-neglected bungalow was in need of a complete refurbishment in order to make it habitable again.

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  • Welcome to the October edition of i-Build magazine! This issue is packed with inspirational projects and products as well as useful...

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

In this article, Verity Lovelock of BBD Architects, a renowned Hampshire practice that specialises in bespoke residential design, reveals the five key questions to ask when appointing an architect.
In this article, Max Mace, Managing Director of NM Finance, looks at the raft of competitive and innovative self-build mortgages that have come to the market post-pandemic.
Are you struggling to find a self-build site that meets all your needs? Perhaps you’re finding it tough to know where to start? This month, to offer a helping hand, we’ve talked to Peter Johns, Research Director at plotbrowser.com. Here, Peter reveals his top tips on finding the perfect plot to build your very own dream home.
Does the new Paragraph 80 mean it will be easier to build your dream home in the open countryside? Kris Baxter, Founder & Creative Director of Studio 11 Architecture, investigates.