In separate quests in find the perfect plot, two couples – both first-time self-builders – became great friends, consequently hiring the same architect to design highly eco-efficient homes right next door to one another.
Published in Sustainable Living
Each issue i-build follows Will Anderson on his self-build journey. This month, the timber frame reaches for the sky.
Published in Time Will Tell
Every issue i-build follows serial self-builder Will Anderson on his latest project journey as it unfolds. The story starts in a six-metre wide patch of South London mud between two magnificent self-build homes.
Published in Time Will Tell
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
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