Inspiration and advice for your building project
Justin and Kelly Goodheart dedicated over four years to building a new barn-style house clad in Cotswold stone, hiding a spectacular vaulted oak frame inside.
Take some design inspiration from our pick of stylish window dressings
A self built dream home on a difficult site and to a tight budget — without compromised style or quality
An award winning contemporary self-build home in Monmouthshire that combines organic materials such as stone and cedar with contemporary glazing to create a modern, yet rural, home.
If you live in one of the so-called ‘stone belts’, you may well have to build in stone to satisfy the local planners. You may actually prefer to build in stone – it’s usually very attractive – but it’s a great deal more expensive than brickwork.
If you're planning on renovating a period house, make sure you hire tradesmen and designers that know about conservation. Whether your home is Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian, here's some advice on what you need to consider.