With so many different types of bricks on the market, it can be a minefield for self-builders or anyone involved in renovations to make the right choice. Understanding the difference between waterstruck and wirecut bricks,…
Published in i-build
Designed by award-winning London-based architectural and design studio ‘Architecture for London’, this refurbishment and two-storey extension in London’s affluent Brook Green has created a generous volume for living and entertaining. The lower ground floor previously…
Published in Project Inspiration
After 12 years of living in their late-Victorian East Dulwich home, husband and wife Paul and Lindsay Davies were forced to admit that their kitchen was no longer fit for purpose. With little room to…
Published in Project Inspiration
Located in Shooter’s Hill, one of the oldest parts of London’s Blackheath, this Grade II Listed captain’s house was more than a little faded, and in many ways unsuited to modern family life. An innovative…
Published in Innovative Homes
In this article, Sophie Nguyen, Director at Sophie Nguyen Architects, offers her professional advice on converting lofts for optimum spatial and aesthetically-pleasing, relaxing areas so you can make the most of your conversion.
Published in i-diy
More square footage to enjoy as a family was just one of the driving factors behind one couple’s decision to extend the ground floor of their Manchester home, with the opportunity to make the most…
Published in Rural Retreat
This stunning four-bedroom detached property in a rural village near Southampton already had two rear extensions; however, they were so poorly thought-out; they created more problems than they solved. So, with a focus on converting…
Published in Innovative Homes
A typical suburban street will have a mixture of homes; some modern, some older, some with exposed brick and some finished with a coloured render.
Published in i-scape
Alison and Phil Ball, both working at family company Heating & Boiler Services Ltd, had always dreamed of creating a light and contemporary family living space in their home in Rainhill near Liverpool.
Published in Kitchens & Bathrooms
As UK house prices and stamp duties continue to increase the costs of moving, a growing number of people have begun improving their homes in favour of making a move.
Published in Structural elements
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