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Planning your own Grand Design? Make sure your self build project runs as smoothly as possible with our expert guides and advice, plus take inspiration from our self build homes case studies. From choosing a plot to funding and finding the right architect, you can ensure your own self build is a success.

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by Alice Butler

July 22, 2021

Inside a beautiful, blissful new build in Norfolk

Opening up to the outside world with clever glazing PROMOTIONAL FEATURE If you live in heavenly surroundings, you'll want to make the most of them.…
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Ace your self-build like a professional

Ensure your self-build runs smoothly in an essential podcast packed with professional advice from leading Baufritz designer Alfredo Haberli
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What urban flight means for the property market

Urban flight and the rise of remote working has also seen an increase in the property values of non-urban areas. We look at investing in...
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Award winning architects for luxury contemporary houses

Choosing an award-winning architect and interior design practice is the best way to guarantee your luxury new build, renovation or extension has attention to detail...
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Modern prefab homes with architectural style

Modern prefab homes are a wonderful self-build solution: flexible, healthy, sustainable and stylish. We head inside the very latest.
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How to submit a successful planning application

If you want to build your own home, you must understand how the planning application process works to increase your chances of gaining consent
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Grand Designs Live Online: Self Build & Renovation Weekend 31 July – 1 August 2021

Discover free home project advice and product recommendations from the comfort of your own home. Register now to express your interest.
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Create your dream eco home with modern post and beam

For a state-of-the-art eco home at a reasonable price, choose a high-quality German modern post and beam or closed panel construction
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10 stunning period home renovations

Learn how the owners of these period properties made contemporary changes whilst retaining and respecting their original character and charm.
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Inside the future of sustainable prefab homes

Inside a modern prefabricated homes factory, designing and producing unique and sustainable modern homes
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When to consult a structural engineer for your self build or renovation

A structural engineer is an important part of a self build, extension or renovation. Here's what you need to know about their role in your...
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Making distinctive dream homes a reality

Discover why any self-build home needs architectural inspiration, planning knowhow and service that puts you first.
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6 self builders who carried out the building work themselves

To beat budget restraints, these have-a-go heroes rolled up their sleeves and tackled the construction of their homes themselves.