Self Builds

by Hannah Fenton

February 16, 2017

Curved house on Lake Zürich, Switzerland

Stefan Camenzind had to think outside the box - literally - to create his remarkable curved home on Lake Zürich, Switzerland. When you finish a project…
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Extensions

Shower room extension to a garden studio

Adding a tiny shower room extension to an existing garden studio has transformed it into a secluded and practical woodland retreat.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV series secrets: cliff-side home in Wales

Find out how things have progressed since the owners wowed us with this new-build on a dramatic cliff-side in Wales.
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Home Improvements

Buyers guide to smart home security systems

Whatever your project, create peace of mind by planning in a home security smart system at the initial design stage of your build.

Kevin McCloud on Britain's best restoration projects

Our editor-at-large steps back in time to visit a collection of amazing restoration projects.
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Self Builds

Contemporary retirement bungalow in Dorset

Contemporary design probably doesn’t spring to mind when you think of retirement bungalows.
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Home Improvements

A guide to broken-plan living spaces

Broken-plan living spaces are the new trend for open and sociable living areas.
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Self Builds

How to build a low-energy home

Here are some of the best routes to take if your considering building a low-energy home.
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Home Improvements

Buyer's guide to wallcoverings

Find out the importance of choosing a wallcovering that is influenced by how you use your room.
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Extensions

How to plan and budget for a basement extension

Adding space underground as a basement extension can greatly increase the value of your property if done right.
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Home Improvements

Bifold doors or sliding doors?

Whether to choose bifold doors or sliding doors is one of the most common questions we get asked at IDSystems.
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Competitions

Win a smart home system worth over £5,000

Have your chance of winning a Loxone Smart Home system worth over £5,000!
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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV house: Transformed bungalow in Wirral, Merseyside

A dull bungalow in Wirral, Merseyside is transformed into the ideal home.
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Competitions

Win a bespoke front door worth £3,000

Win a FunkyFront bespoke door worth £3,000 from Klöeber.