Author Archives for Jason Podesta

Grand Designs House of the Year 2022: Red Brick House

House of the Year 2022: The shortlist

December 1, 2022 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on House of the Year 2022: The shortlist

Find the Grand Designs House of the Year 2022 shortlist here as each potential RIBA award winner is revealed on Channel 4


5 pioneering self-builds

November 30, 2022 10:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 pioneering self-builds

These pioneering self-builds from Grand Designs House of the Year include Surbiton Springs, Peeking House and Mountain View


Terraced houses in London

What is the ECO+ scheme?

November 29, 2022 1:08 pm Published by Comments Off on What is the ECO+ scheme?

The ECO+ scheme is the latest government initiative to improve insulation in homes across the UK - but what is it, and who qualifies?


Grand Designs House of the Year: The Den

5 incredible transformation projects

November 24, 2022 12:11 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 incredible transformation projects

These five incredible home transformations from Grand Designs House of the Year 2022 are all vying for the RIBA House of the Year 2022 award


DesignBuildBluff, Hiroko and Atushi Yamamoto. Rural Social Housing. Navaho Nation, Bluff, Utah, USA

Top 10 architecture & design books of 2022

November 24, 2022 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on Top 10 architecture & design books of 2022

Find inspiration for your next self-build, renovation or interior design project with these beautifully presented books on architecture and interiors,... View Article


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Innovative new ways to generate solar power

November 10, 2022 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Innovative new ways to generate solar power

The most popular method of harnessing the sun’s power is rooftop solar panels, but exciting new solar power innovations are in development


Revisiting the Devon eco barn 20 years on

November 9, 2022 9:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Revisiting the Devon eco barn 20 years on

Sue and Martin's Grand Designs Devon barn conversions became the longest running Grand Designs project ever, taking 20 years to complete


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10 statement lamps to brighten your space

November 7, 2022 5:42 pm Published by Comments Off on 10 statement lamps to brighten your space

Whether you're looking for a bold table lamp, floor lamp or something worthy of a Grand Designs house, these statement lamps add a focal point


Grand Designs lighthouse, finished

Inside the North Devon maritime masterpiece

October 19, 2022 8:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Inside the North Devon maritime masterpiece

Following an 11-year self-build journey costing millions, Edward Short's Grand Designs Lighthouse in North Devon is finally complete


Kevin McCloud at Grand Designs Live at NEC Birmingham in October 2022

Kevin McCloud on 25 years of standing in mud

October 7, 2022 3:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Kevin McCloud on 25 years of standing in mud

Kevin McCloud takes to the stage at Grand Designs Live to share behind-the-scenes tales from 25 years spent filming on building sites