Steve and Judith Slater's severely-neglected bungalow was in need of a complete refurbishment in order to make it habitable again. With a brief to create a comfortable and sustainable home to enjoy their retirement, the…
Published in Project Inspiration
When the last pub crawler stumbled out of The White House in Highgate Hill, London, little did anyone know that the next time its doors were opened, it would be by someone who really recognised…
Published in Project Inspiration
‘The Stables’ in Epping, Essex, is a secluded building that was initially part of a farm. Clear Architects has been involved in construction works here on two separate occasions, dramatically and consistently improving the layout…
Published in Rural Retreat
Woodthorpe Stables is an energy-efficient conversion of a Victorian property in Godalming, Surrey, built using natural materials and led by sustainable principles. The design and self-build was realised by homeowner and Architect, Ed Martin of…
Published in Sustainable Living
Fifield Barn, located in Oxfordshire, is part of a Grade II Listed building complex comprising several barns, stables and shelter sheds, and a farmhouse – which have all been regenerated into new homes over the…
Published in Rural Retreat
Last month, i-Build’s Editor, Rebecca Kemp, had the pleasure of staying in one of the Wye Valley’s most inspirational properties, The Chickenshed. As the name suggests, the once dilapidated building lived its previous existence as…
Published in Rural Retreat
At times when every available space in the home matters, making the most of the room you have is a must for everyone. When going down is easier than a loft conversion, a basement or…
Published in i-build
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.
The Grade II Listed barns and farmhouse at Elms Farm, Derbyshire, are packed full of history. Originally built in 1775, the barns are the former home of the Little Eaton Brewery Company, owned by Officers,…
Published in Rural Retreat
As a key part of the external envelope and overall design scheme, it’s always worth taking the time to get the roof of your build right. Here, Matt Birchall from online builders’ merchant Roofing Superstore…
Published in i-build
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