In many ways, a period home is of a particular architectural or historic significance, and your renovation works are about to disturb it. Whether it’s early Georgian (1714-1765), late Georgian (1765-1811), Regency (1811-1837), Victorian (1837-1901) or Edwardian (1901-1914), here are 10 key considerations from Architect George Omalianakis of GOAStudio London…

If you’ve made the decision to design, plan and build your own home, one of the first considerations is the building material. For a sustainable solution that’s cost-effective, easy to work with, quick to build and offers a host of design options, structural timber ticks all the boxes, says Karen…

18 Apr 2024
Turrou Landesmann from online building products retailer Drainage Superstore provides some pro tips for choosing, installing and maintaining guttering systems.

Selencky Parsons Architects recently unveiled its latest project, Bexhill Road, showcasing remarkable design concepts alongside impactful lighting solutions from Industville.

Victoria Brocklesby, COO at Origin, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of aluminium windows and doors, explains how renovators can make practical spaces in their properties without eliminating natural light.

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.

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