Marzouk Al-Bader has always been passionate about architecture and design and it has been his lifelong dream to design and build his own home. Inspired by the landscape of his surroundings, Marzouk has created his very own coastal holiday home in north Cornwall.

When a north London family required an extensive redevelopment for their Edwardian detached home, they called on the help of Robert Hirschfield Architects to dramatically reorder the rooms and create a rear extension to meet their evolving needs.

As former owner of the white iconic Mini Cooper S from classic heist movie The Italian Job, the last place you’d expect Bramley-based Electrical Engineer Mike Dodsworth to be living is a former police station.

In search of something different, Steph and Hugh Craigie utilised their industry experience to navigate their way through planning restrictions and conceptualise a contemporary family home in Aberdeen.

As the owner of home technology company, Clever Association, Richard Jones knows all too well the increasing trend towards ‘smart’ living. Therefore, when Richard was faced with the opportunity to renovate a tired Victorian property, he was able to realise its full potential.

Roy Austin designed and built a modern, contemporary, family eco-home to meet the needs of his young disabled son after the family relocated to Cornwall five years ago. After failing to find anything on the market suitable, Roy decided on a self-build.

Living in Dublin, John and Jodie McAllister wanted to create their dream home in the city they loved, making their idea of urban living in their own uniquely-designed home a reality. Choosing WeberHaus enabled them to make this dream come true.

Beautiful made-to-order wooden windows and doors by Lomax + Wood have been incorporated into the elegant design of a new-build property in rural Essex.

Although Etienne Patterson and his wife Katie had always harboured the ambition to build their own house, the trigger for doing so was his parents’ future.

John Churchett wanted some additional living space for his growing daughter. Having completely paid off the mortgage on his two-bedroomed single-storey home in East Sussex, John did not anticipate there being any problem with raising finance when he decided to extend his house.

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