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Archive for August, 2012

These are photos from the master bathroom plan and fit out for the recent eco build job. This had an eco boiler, and Dalsouple flooring, the worksurfaces are Corian which is a recycled plastic material with a distinctive pattern. The master bath was a standard bath with no extra special fittings but it had central […]

These are a selection of images from the fitting out of a new build job. This is a varied collection of outdoor and indoor shots. Above: Architect Ivy Ngeow RIBA makes an inspection visit. These stairs were made onsite by the carpenter Craig, very fine job. Above: Note insulation, cladding (Thermowood) and check tags from […]

Discovered an archive of photos from the South London new build we did back in 2005-2006. Just show some of the external works, fitting of decking and steps: This was a on site construction of balcony and steps out of wood, with paved barbecue area. This barbecue area is small so as to increase the […]

This show is on Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 September, at Westpoint, Exeter, UK. Various seminars are lined up with eco green build experts: Saturday 8th 11.30am Ross Stokes SelfBuild & Design Magazine A beginner’s guide to self build Simple introduction from someone who has built and renovated properties, and is also a journalist. 12.30pm […]

Eco Workshop: Retrofit Solutions Sat 25th Aug 2012 The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, UK on Sat 25th Aug – 10.00am to 5.30pm. Tickets free in advance from this link > How to retrofit green eco technologies into homes and houses. how to get your house air tight ventilation issues (such as trickle […]

New Government self-build scheme to help people building houses. This was announced by Grant Shapps the Housing Minister on 7 July 2012. Kevin McCloud is involved. The idea is to release Government land so people can build houses on it. To build a home is admirable but a large project for a young first-time buyers, […]


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