Fabric first double storey self-build

Build Design
10 min read

By employing a fabric first approach, ‘accidental’ first-time self-builder Daryl Cann has transformed a 1920s red brick property into a warm, comfortable double-storey home.

Contemporary dream home

7 min read

Building an eco-efficient home on the UK’s biggest self-build town has scooped first-time self builders Catherine Buttery and Justin Metcalfe an award but, most importantly, their dream family home.

Modern Georgian Farmhouse

7 min read

When Aoife and Lar Dempsey set out on their self-build journey they could never have imagined creating their ultimate dream Georgian inspired farmhouse on family land.

The Upside Down House

7 min read

Hannah Pike fell in love with a house on TV and it spurred her and husband Phil to construct their very own Upside Down House, a mid-century modernist gem in the Peak District.

The Steep Wedge House

6 min read

Investing in high quality building materials has resulted in an award-winning energy efficient self-build family home for Gareth and Barbara Sullivan.

The Passivhaus build

7 min read

Clad in a striking local red cedar, Ian and Justine’s contemporary Passivhaus family home on the grounds of an old cottage in Gloucestershire is simply box clever.

The Multi Comfort Self-Build

10 min read

A considered approach to his self-build from the outset took John Pryer on a journey to create the very first Multi Comfort and Passivhaus home in the UK.

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