Packed with detailed plans, ideas and case studies for a range of house types and sizes, along with photos and 3D sketches, this book provides you with all the design inspiration and advice needed to embark on a Victorian terrace renovation.
A comprehensive hands-on guide for builders - both self-builders and professionals - and an essential handbook for designers that includes many construction details. * Step-by-step instructions for many processes * Over 600 photos, drawings and diagrams * Materials, tools and building techniques * Plans for a practice straw bale building
Interiors expert Kate Watson-Smyth brings you Mad About the House: The Planner for everything you need to know when renovating your home. With more and more of us working from home and spending more time in the house, it's more important than ever that our homes are adaptable and welcoming.
If you've ever dreamt of designing and building your own home, this book is for you. Becoming a 'self-builder' doesn't necessarily mean learning to build a house physically from scratch. Anyone can be a self-builder.
For domestic clients, both for large or small projects, and especially those who have never carried out this role before, this guide offers a quick and easy overview of the value, mechanisms and context of appointing your architect.