Inspiration and advice for your building project
Elegant clean lines, light-filled spaces and expanses of glass. This is organic architecture
This New Forest self build mixes sharp contemporary design with a natural, organic approach to materials (and a great natural swimming pond).
Take inspiration from these natural style contemporary homes.
We all know that wooden windows and doors are favoured from a conservationist’s point of view, but are they the only true eco-friendly option? And, if so, how valid are the claims of high cost and maintenance? Tim Pullen investigates.
An ambitious new home on a sensitive site is the story of a troubled project, hard-won planning battles and, above all, an exceptional design
Andy and Alison Nicholls’ new eco house was manufactured in Germany and erected in just two days on their beautiful Cornish site
Low energy doesn't mean lack-lustre design
A low energy home that uses a wide array of eco features yet successfully blends into its surroundings due to its traditional appearance.
A Scandinavian-style eco home in Surrey with a steeply pitched roof and timber cladding.