01 Feb 2016
Richard Green, Managing Director of Deluxe Developers, has used his extensive knowledge of sustainable technologies to build his own truly energy-efficient family home.
04 Jan 2016
When Phil Newbold and his wife, Joy, decided to embark on building their own low-energy house in County Durham, obtaining planning consent in a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty proved to be the biggest hurdle.
A local presentation in their hometown inspired Mr and Mrs Young to commission a two-bedroom single-storey bungalow built to Passivhaus standards.
When a London couple were searching for a house in the country, they found the ideal plot, the only problem was the dated brick cottage that stood within it.
05 May 2015
A Gloucestershire extension project has incorporated the refurbishment of a derelict gasworks, transforming it into a sensational contemporary annex for the nineteenth century home.
When architects Adam and Annelise Penton visited a plot for their development company they were so blown away by its natural perfection that it led them on an unexpected self-build journey.
14 Aug 2014
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.