Self Build Homes

by Hannah Fenton

April 21, 2017

Self Build Lakeside home in the Cotswolds

For Rachel and Manuel Nogueira, building their contemporary lakeside home in the Cotswolds countryside was all about creating the perfect family getaway. Many families dream…
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Extensions

Basement extension in Kensington, London

A glass stairwell adds wow factor to the centre of a basement extension, which embraces the outdoors of this London home
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Home Improvements

Combining traditional architecture and contemporary design

Discover how combining traditional architecture with contemporary updates can enhance the character of your home
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Self Build Homes

Iconic architectural styles

Grand Design explores the defining elements of contemporary construction movements, from the harsh facades of Brutalism to the white render of Modernism.

Kevin McCloud on the connection between buildings and place

Our editor-at-large ponders the relationship between buildings and site, and how it affects our love of them.
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Self Build Homes

Visit the UK’s only self build show centre…

Our stunning show homes will inspire your imagination.
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Home Improvements

A guide to choosing hard flooring

Today’s designs are versatile, low maintenance and available in a range of options – here’s what you need to consider
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Self Build Homes

Timber-framed split-level new build in Devon

Amy and Adam Greenman’s split-level, timber-framed home nestles into the slope of its tree-lined plot in Devon.
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Self Build Homes

Buyer's guide to build systems

We look at the most popular structural options to help you decide on the perfect route for your new home.
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Self Build Homes

Transform Architects

Transform Architects is an Award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice that specializes in contemporary self builds / extensions / disability adaptations and makeovers.
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Home Improvements

Buyers guide to glazing

Open up your home with contemporary window options
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Competitions

Win underfloor heating and rainwater guttering worth £5,000 from Polypipe

Your house could be fitted with rainwater guttering and underfloor heating from Polypipe.
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Self Build Homes

10 things you need to know before building your own home

There’s a lot to consider when building your own home. We reveal the secrets to completing your dream home on time, to budget and with...
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Competitions

Win £2,500 of high-tech blinds

Two prizes worth £2,500 to be won from Appeal Home Shading