Inspiration and advice for your building project
A selection of houses that have undergone radical exterior makeovers.
The idea of lifetime home design has already entered the Building Regulations and by 2013 the standards will change to ensure all new homes are ‘inclusive’. But as a self-builder you can go further by considering these design ideas. Part two looks at...
An award winning contemporary home on a cliffside plot in Devon. The Stan Bolt designed home features a glass atrium and stunning views.
Discontent with their old bungalow, Victor and Moira Perrit teamed up with their daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Andy Carswell, to build a contemporary home to accommodate the whole family.
A hands-on approach to self build has allowed Marnie and Norrie Collins to create a unique, high-spec home complete with bespoke finishes such as double height ceilings, a spiral staircase and a full-length basement.
An appropriately designed extension will maximise both your living space and the resale value of your home, but who should draw up the plans, who should undertake the buiilding work and how much will it all cost? Clive Fewins answers all these...
A luxury conversion of two listed barns in Suffolk. The new family home combines stunning contemporary interiors with dramatic vaulted ceilings and exposed beams.
Fitting a new kitchen in an old home requires proper planning and consideration of styles
The Grant family’s restoration and extension project has resulted in a home that retains the integrity of the original farmhouse, yet boasts the best of contemporary design and 21st-century living
Eager to escape hectic London life, Lindsay and Guy Mattinson found a rural haven on the Isle of Wight — two period stone barns, which they have lovingly converted into one high-volume, contemporary family home.