6 Design Ideas From a Stylish, Fossil-Fuel Free, Eco Home

view into self build house with brick and black timber cladding
(Image credit: c/o Levitate Architects)

Living on site is not for the faint-hearted, but Spencer and Emma Guy have most certainly proved their mettle by living in a work-in-progress self build for more
than 10 years. 

"We’re both architects and we’ve always wanted to build a house,” begins Spencer Guy, founder of Levitate Architects

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.