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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Home Improvements

6 kitchen design ideas for...

The island has become the crux of modern, openplan kitchen designs. Explore these ideas for making it function brilliantly and play a starring role in...
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Extensions

Explore this extension set among...

This unique extension incorporates the ruins of a former parchment factory in Northamptonshire.   Image: Johan Dehlin  An extension of a...

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Home Improvements

Eco-friendly boilers: how to...

While energy efficient boilers have been passed over by the Green Homes Grant in favour of low-carbon alternatives, it's possible to make your heating...

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Self Build Homes

Read the November 2020 issue of...

Discover amazing glazing ideas, idyllic country homes, off-grid living and much more, for free.    Dear readers, Among all the uncertainty...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

7 of the best timber frame homes...

From cost savings to the benefits when building on a tricky plot, these Grand Designs self builders each used timber frames as part of their construction...
 
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Home Improvements

Kitchen extractors: buying and...

An air extractor is an integral part of any modern kitchen design.    Image: Smeg Any new kitchen should have a means of extract...
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Competitions

How to enter Grand Designs Live's...

Calling all interior designers and stylists – here's how you can enter the next Grand Designs Live interior design competition and have your work featured...