Self-build new home

SPACIOUS YET THERMALLY EFFICIENT HOME Client: Bill Reid Architect: Denholm Partnership Architects Location: Kinclaven Project: Five-bedroom new build The Project The client wanted to create a spacious and thermally efficient new-build home that would require little to no heating. As he intended to self-build the two-storey, five-bedroom house (350-metre square footprint), ease of build was an …

George Clark's Remarkable Renovations

Coach house conversion

MULTIGENERATIONAL FAMILY HOME Client: Adrian & Laura Neaves Architect: Swan Architects Location: Tamworth Project: Coach house conversion and new-build annexe The Project This self-build project was the transformation of a derelict 19th-century coach house into a multigenerational home. Adrian and Laura, along with Adrian’s parents, Andrew and Elinor, jointly purchased the dilapidated coach house. They planned …

A-rated Durisol self-build

A-rated self-build

LARGE CONTEMPORARY HOME Client: Tony & Sue Cotton Architect: Model Projects Ltd Engineer: Stroud Associates Ltd Location: Ipswich Project: 260m2 4-bedroom detached self-build home The Project This self-build is a large contemporary home on a V-shaped plot. It’s a two-storey build with a mezzanine area at the top of the house and large expanses of …

Contemporary new build

Contemporary new build

A modern self-build on a tricky site Client: Ziggy and Sadie Hill-Seagroatt Location: Plymstock, Devon Project: Self-build 4-storey home The Project The client’s brief for this project was to create a modern contemporary thermally efficient house on a sloping site to a tight budget. Additionally, the client is a professional renderer and polished concrete specialist and envisaged …

Grand Designs Self-build

Grand Designs self-build

A pioneering new self-build Client: Terry & Olwen Waite-Brown Location: Graven Hill, Bicester Project: Self-build 3-bedroom home The Project This self-build home is one of the first ten houses to be built at Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self-build and custom build community. The owners, Terry and Olwen, entered and won a draw to be one …

Winter build

WINTER BUILD

FAMILY HOME IN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND Client: Hector Dick Location: Elgin, Scotland Project: Self-build family home The Project This is a self-build project in Elgin in the north of Scotland. It’s currently a work in progress. The completed project will be a 190m2 1.5 storey home. The Challenge Having worked as Durisol’s factory manager for …

Multi level shooting club, built with Durisol ICF

Multi-level shooting club

NEW SHOOTING RANGE AND CLUBHOUSE Client: Mendip Shooting Club Location: Wells Project: New clubhouse, shop and air rifle shooting range The Project This was a self-build project for Mendip Shooting Club. It was a large-scale build (almost 1,200m2) which involved the construction of a new clubhouse, shop and indoor air rifle shooting range. The Challenge The …

Luxury six bedroom house

Luxury 6 bedroom house

A high specification new build project Client: Paul Baxter & Jamie Swan Location: Westbury-sub-Mendip Project: 6-bedroom upside down house The Project This is a high specification, 425m2 new build project on a site overlooking the Mendip Hills. An upside-down configuration was chosen to make the most of the views for this bespoke, high-end design, which …