A local presentation in their hometown inspired Mr and Mrs Young to commission a two-bedroom single-storey bungalow built to Passivhaus standards.
Published in Sustainable Living
70-year-old Colin Clarkson has transformed a rundown two-bedroom 1960s bungalow into a modern four-bedroom property with a spacious extension.
A near-death experience was the catalyst for Bram and Lisa Vis’s ambitious and luxury home-building adventure on the Isle of Wight.
i-build is following Will Anderson as his self-build journey unfolds. This month he is taking his time laying his floors.
Published in Time Will Tell
Forget everything that The Three Little Pigs fairytale taught you; straw bale construction is a natural and affordable self-build construction method.
Philip and Caroline Harrison used knowledge from a previous extension project to self-build a three bedroom ICF construction at the end of their garden.
Securing planning approval for your new self-build home can feel like an arduous task, especially when your site is in the picturesque English countryside. Getting to grips with Paragraph 55 of the National Planning Policy…
Before you even consider planning the structure of your new self-build home, the first hurdle is finding somewhere to build it.
Published in Contracts and Legalities
The winners of the 2015 RIBA National Awards have been announced, where three self-build projects were among 37 UK buildings awarded for setting the standard for good architecture.
Published in Innovative Homes