It is not uncommon for first-time buyers to seek a property that needs some renovating. Within the last month alone, the search term ‘fixer upper’ has seen a 230.2% uplift, reflecting property buyers’ desires to…
Published in Viewpoint
Matthew Giles Architects has redesigned and upgraded this six-bedroom Victorian house in Wandsworth with surgical care and a close study of the site levels.
Published in Project Inspiration
This stunning 2500ft2, Victorian, five-bedroom, semi-detached, south-facing house in Streatham Hill, South London, is home to Ed and Katie Pateman-Jones – who live here with their baby, Billy, and fox-red labrador, Juno. Having completed an…
Published in Innovative Homes
Robert Wood, Managing Director at London-based loft, extension and basement specialist Simply Construction Group, has shared his top tips for planning an extension to your home.
Published in Viewpoint
When Vic and Heidi Daniels embarked on a home renovation for Vic’s childhood home – a 1950s bungalow based in Winchester, Hampshire – they placed open-plan living at the very heart of the brief. As…
Published in Project Inspiration
For Scottish husband and wife Graeme and Amanda Hogg, creating a home that met the needs of busy family life was at the top of their wish list when looking to move. So, when the…
Published in Rural Retreat
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,…
There’s always much debate about how we should control our indoor climate, never more so than when you are making big decisions regarding the specification of a system for your own self-build or property renovation.…
Published in i-build
At first glance, U-values seem very complicated to understand but they don’t need to be. Peter Daniel, Product Innovation Director at The Rooflight Company, explains how to interpret these values to ensure you find the…
Published in i-build
TV Media walls are all the rage, and you’ll no doubt have seen them flooding the interior design and self-build world. The concept of a media wall takes feature walls to new heights, with a…
Published in Innovative Homes
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