Kevins Column

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof.
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Self Build Homes

5 of best self build projects using timber 2020

Discover the self build, extension and renovation build projects championing timber that are shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2020.
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Home Improvements

Green Homes Grant: 5 tips for finding a tradesperson

HomeOwners Alliance offers up the best practice for finding someone to undertake your Green Homes Grant renovation projects.
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Self Build Homes

A Japanese-inspired self build with a tranquil outdoor space

Explore this project from Columbia, inspired by Japanese architecture and with an awe-inspiring outdoor space.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV house secrets: the 'Healthy House' art collection

Grand designer Elinor Barikor talks us through her approach to art for their self build project, which feature on the show in 2018.
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Home Improvements

Spray foam insulation for greener homes

Take a look at how spray foam insulation and solar panels are perfect partners for improving your home's energy efficiency.
 
 
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Home Improvements

A safe space from Express

Discover state-of-the-art sliding and bi-folding doors in safe showrooms courtesy of Express – or stay home and go virtual
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Competitions

Win a project consultation with Kevin McCloud at Grand Designs Live

A unique chance to talk to Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud about your self-build or renovation project.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV house: Weathered steel-clad self build in East Sussex

Building this post-industrial riverside home in East Sussex turned out to be relatively plain sailing.
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Competitions

How to enter Grand Designs Live's interior design competition

If you're an interior designer or stylist looking to showcase your talents, why not enter this Grand Designs Live competition?