Clerestory windows are widely used by architects and designers yet despite this, many aspiring self builders don't know what they are
Reclaimed bricks are a sustainable choice that adds character to your build. These are the key considerations when specifying salvaged bricks for your project
Extending over a garage may not be as simple as it sounds, says chartered surveyor Ian Rock. The existing foundations and walls need careful consideration before work begins
Daylighting looks at how to optimise the way natural light enters a building. For a self builder or renovator, this means a healthier, more energy efficient home
Kit homes are a fantastic solution for those who want to create a bespoke house but are short on time. We explain what you need to know before building, including designs, prices and amazing completed projects
Plant rooms offer an effective way to group your home’s technical equipment, making inspection and maintenance easier. Here’s what you need to know
Foundation systems and soil types go hand in hand when it comes to choosing the right foundation solution for your site. Here's everything you need to know
A drainage survey is an often overlooked precaution when buying a home to renovate. Here's what you need to know about them
Fabric first is an approach to building a home that has gained traction with architects in recent years. We explore what it means, how it’s achieved and why it may be the future of our homes...
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