Self Build Homes

by Hannah Fenton

July 20, 2017

New build villa in Bloemendaal, Netherlands

Paul and Eugenie de Ruiter's Holland home blends effortlessly into the dunescape with its clean lines and simple palette of dark wood and glass. Choosing…

Celebreating nearly two decades of Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs TV Houses Bookazine

To celebrate nearly two decades of the TV series, the publishers of Grand Designs magazine have created this special edition bookazine compiled with a comprehensive collection of the best extensions, renovations and conversions from the show’s history, as well as some of our favourite Grand Designs Awards winners.

Packed with unique projects and inspiring ideas, this collector’s edition is sure not to be missed.

Just some of the TV Houses featured:

  • The cave
  • The lifeboat station
  • The extended tower
  • The old cinema

Grab your 180-page bookazine now for only £8.99.

Kevin McCloud on how our homes give us the chance to reflect and have new experiences

Our editor-at-large ponders how our homes can give us a chance to reflect and have new experiences.
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Home Improvements

How to maximise natural light in your home

Use architectural features and specialised finishes to maximise natural light in your home.
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Home Improvements

5 Reasons to Have a Home Gym Space

Modern life means busy lifestyles for many of us. Everything from work, family commitments and social gatherings can mean that fitness can often take a...
 
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Home Improvements

10 ways to simplify your space

Make every room feel bigger and more harmonious with these practical design ideas – from colour schemes and materials to streamlined storage
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Self Build Homes

Passive house rural barn in Berkshire

Inspired by a traditional timber barn, Tom Gresford has created a Passivhaus-certified home that sits perfectly in its rural setting.
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Home Improvements

Before and after: Remodelled 1960s property in Hampshire

A dated 1960s property in Hampshire has been remodelled to bring it into the 21st century.
 
 
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Home Improvements

How to create a luxury kitchen on a budget

Clever planning and savvy shopping can create a designer look without blowing the budget.
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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.