30 Nov 2023
Converting a church into a private dwelling certainly comes with some challenges, as well as some benefits. Glass can help you address some of those challenges, as well as adding beauty to the finished project, as Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager for ESG Group, explains.

Windows are, undoubtedly, one of the most important parts of a home – letting natural light in, whilst their glazing helps keep the cold out and ensures your home stays warm in winter.

Have you ever been inspired to transform your home because of an eye-catching architectural design on social media or in a glossy magazine? People love to share pictures of their stunning home renovations, new-build designs and extensions, and almost all have a particular principal feature – structural glass.

Tiny houses have gained immense popularity in recent years, offering a simpler and more sustainable way of living. These compact dwellings are not just about downsizing; they represent a lifestyle choice that emphasises minimalism, reduced environmental impact and financial freedom. However, to fully embrace the tiny house dream, it’s crucial…

As rising temperatures and record-breaking heatwaves become more frequent in the UK, Nick Fisher, Director of Sales and Customer Service from home and self-build online retail destination Good Build Superstore, looks at some of the ‘cool’ roofing materials that are available to help create comfortable conditions all year round.

If you love where you live and want to radically reduce your energy bills, make your home more comfortable and help tackle the climate crisis, then undertaking a Passivhaus retrofit (EnerPHit) could be for you.

What is a brick? It can be described as a perfectly natural blend of the elements of earth, fire, air and water. Typically, it is made from clay formed into a rectangular shape and fired in a kiln to form a unit, which is suitable to clad the facade of…

Building a rural retreat in the countryside sounds idyllic, and there are certainly many pros to a country lifestyle. Still, it is not without its problems, especially if the land chosen has not been developed in the past. Here, Melanie Clear, Founder and Director of Clear Architects, looks at some…

Here, RIBA-chartered Architect George Omalianakis from architect firm GOAStudio offers professional advice, tips and key insights to guide you through the process of adding an extension to your home.

Creating a period-style bathroom can be a challenging task, especially if you want to capture the essence of a particular historical era. However, by paying attention to details such as colours, materials and style, you can achieve a period look that is both authentic and stylish.

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