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English Oak Buildings are passionate about building green homes from green oak. Sustainability is key, and the preservation of Britain's woodland should be a priority to anyone seeking to use this wonderful material.
What are the pros and cons of owning a home that is listed? Natasha Brinsmead has the answers.
Steve and Sharon Hunt made the bold decision to knock down their renovated bungalow — to make way for a stunning barn-style self-build.
Samuel Joy takes a quick look at the future of self-building in the city. Whilst there has been much talk recently about the need to build more homes, as well as the need to increase the number of self-builds, it must be remembered that the majority of...
Peter Hutchinson – founder of timber frame package company Potton – has designed and built an indulgent retirement home for himself and his wife, Rita
Monique and Laurence Steijger’s super-insulated new eco-friendly timber frame house cost less than £200,000 to build and requires no central heating.
With the help of their son Ian, Malane and Keith Howard have built a striking, angular home on one of Yorkshire’s most challenging plots — dramatically projecting it out from the steep slope.