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Hanse Haus make modular eco-friendly houses that are simple to construct and cheap too. They are ideal for quick builds on cheap land, as normal housing development involves buying expensive land. This means the new build property has to maximize the potential of the site, and be custom built, to get the best price on […]

Ecobuild 2011 is fast approaching on Tuesday 1 March to Thursday 3 March. This is great for DIY people and builders to get the latest Green Building and Sustainable techniques, have a great day out, and learn some new things from the lectures and seminars. Attraction in the lecture series are: Human rights campaigner – […]

Who with what com is an initially interesting site which examines what some famous buildings are actually made of, and how they were made. Although the South Bank Centre in London is not in there. So don’t bother looking for your favourite building, just go with their small selection. Perhaps it will expand over the […]

We have added some pages in Spanish, in a new section of the site. These are professionally translated, not auto, so we will be adding more as we go along. Have a look at the Spanish pages now > Consejos Auto Construcción, hágalo usted mismo, construcción de casas auto construcción, consejos para la casas, jardines y […]

These are some rather amazing electric metal driveway entrance gates – quite a good design – that is, if you have enough bodyguards and property guards to keep the burglars away. Metal security gates are great for security so why not show off a bit – if you have no taste that is. Not sure […]

David Snell is a Contributing Editor to Home Building & Renovating Magazine, and he and some other experts are giving some talks at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre off the M4 in west Swindon. So if you are worried your new extension might fall foul of some local Inspector, you’d better get over […]

We have just put on some pages about architects, architecture and builders in films and movies. This is not our usual thing but we felt like a change. We don’t have a section for buildings only – not characters. Perhaps a short list might be: Blade Runner – this seems to represent everyone’s idea of […]

Upcoming course at National Self Build Centre off M4 in Swindon. These look very interesting indeed. Saturday 10th July, Sunday 11th July, 2010. These are seminars so just drop in, tickets for the weekend event from: Making More Space in your home tips > See our DIY Building on adding space and remodeling a home >

This is an interesting competition with good prizes, to get ideas for renovating or replacing a large low cost housing development on the edge of George Town Penang, an island off north west Malaysia. It is open to architects, town planners and also students of the above. It is jointly organized by the Penang State […]

We have finally put our Article Directory live > It is easy to join – just create an account by registering your basic details, then add articles with images, videos, text, and links. There are many sections including * Architecture & Design * Building & Construction, Plant equipment, Tools, Lease, Hire & Buy * Building […]


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