A family conundrum was the unexpected catalyst for the creation of a breathtaking annex in the garden of a Victorian house in Battersea, South West London.
Published in i-scape
Having made a successful business out of helping others to achieve their self-build dreams, Barrie and Jan Lane decided that their garden was the perfect plot of land on which to build their own ideal…
Published in Rural Retreat
Honeycomb is an efficient hexagonal structure built by bees in which to live and work. This fascinating natural process was the inspiration behind Barry Jackson’s new modular living system, Hivehaus.
Published in Sustainable Living
Nestled into the Norwegian landscape between the fjords and mountains is Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefolger’s breathtaking sustainable self-build.
Published in Sustainable Living
Mark and Abigail Smyth bought a barn conversion with the view to renovate, but when the extent of its neglect became apparent, they decided to knock it down and self-build in its place.
Published in Rural Retreat
Simply put, a self-builder is someone who commissions a new home to be built that is tailored to suit personal design requirements, lifestyle and budget. 10% of all new homes built in the UK are…
Published in Build types
The Thomas family struggled to find a property on the market that suited them, so decided to knock their existing home down and start again!
Published in i-build
Following countless challenges with their new log home, Russell and Janice Quinlan waited two years before turning its bare surroundings into a vision of serenity.
Published in i-scape
Big ambitions to create the ultimate passive dream home took Chartered Building Surveyor Simon Kettle on a journey of fine research, renewable energy source breakthroughs and subsequently, his own architectural design company.
Published in Rural Retreat
A romantic ruin was the foundation for an inspirational country home that pays homage to its exquisite surroundings.
Published in Rural Retreat