Louis Kahn book, out of print for decades: “The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn” to be reissued. The architect explored the ways in which architecture could improve lives and create harmony
A loft conversion can seem like a cost-effective and easy way to create more space in your home – think dream teen den, a cosy guest bedroom or even a splendid master suite.
The design elements you should consider when you open up two or more rooms, and you also open up numerous design opportunities, as part two of this series explores.
Here’s How to Make the Most of It. Armed with tricks for maximising your apartment’s kitchen, dining and living space, you’ll see it in a whole new light.
When you’re already extending at the back of your house, it could be the perfect time to consider just how much extra space you really could create. Check out these tall ideas.
A space-efficient way to boost seating, these handy additions can be a sleek and contemporary solution. Window seats don’t have to have a traditional aesthetic, though. Check out the contemporary credentials of these designs.
What’s behind the mysterious closed door, you may ask yourself when entering a house you don’t know. Well, in most cases, it’s just what you’d expect – nothing out of the ordinary, just another room.
Open-plan spaces continue to grow in popularity, and knocking two rooms into one is something many of us will contemplate in our homes this year. Don’t do a thing until you’ve addressed these key queries.
Along the Mediterranean coast, the timeless charm of the sea melts into the distinctive shapes of classic Mediterranean architecture.
If you’re lucky enough to live in a period property, then no doubt you’ll want to make the most of it. Britain has a large Victorian housing stock, ranging from modest workers’ cottages to large terraces and grander villas.
Bookmark this valuable guide to choosing the right-sized sanitaryware for your washspace. Scene of our daily ablutions, the bathroom is a space where we crave calm and a sense of ritual.
Think rear extension, or boosting the house-to-garden connection, and a wall of folding doors pretty much pops into your brain unbidden, but should we be progressing to other solutions? Read on to assess the arguments for and against opting for bifolds.
Fitting an en suite or walk-in wardrobe into your main bedroom. A master suite is the ultimate luxury, with an extra bathroom adding to your home’s desirability or a walk-in wardrobe bumping up your bedroom’s storage capacity.
Another chance to see some of the best open-plan schemes to get you on track for your New Year design resolutions. From ideas on where to fit doorways and how to zone areas to clever tips for creating a usable space.
Want to separate areas without losing the expansive feel? These mini walls are a clever way to make a floor plan work. Is your preference open-plan… but not quite? If it’s a ‘yes’ to the spacious feel, extra light, and views through to the outside, then the half-wall can come in.
Follow these tips to find out how to put the character back into a period property. Renovating and maintaining a period house can be both a blessing and a curse, and knowing when and how to reinstate original features can be a tricky path to navigate.
More space, more light, spectacular style. Could you improve your project with a design like one of these? An extension on two floors really can turn your property into a whole different proposition that makes the decision to improve rather than move the right one.
Adding more living space? Consider horizontal or vertical planks to dress your new section’s exterior. Timber cladding has been a favourite covering for houses over centuries. Choose it for the outside of an extension to a home already clad this way.