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.
It is no secret that the actual president of America, Donald Trump, has managed to complicate things when it comes to US access, especially for minorities. His proposed ban on Muslim visitors raises serious questions about the future of the United States the things that are about to come.
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.
e-architect have been following the progress of second year architecture student Sean Noon during his degree studies at Dundee University in Scotland. Project Two was based around an old stone tower on top of Kilpurnie Hill just north of Dundee.
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.
Many Brutalist buildings are criticised for their rugged and unappealing appearance. We highlight this architectural movement via a selection of the best examples around the world. These structures serves as great alternative tourist attractions for the more design-curious travellers.
“Sustainable architecture urgently requires new materials if it is to live up to the high energy efficiency and climate protection requirements”, says the chemist, forest scientist, and materials researcher Professor Cordt Zollfrank.
If BIM is Virtual building construction, BIM objects are the virtual designs of properties glorifying building construction in a virtual environment: “You cannot build anything without construction materials”. BIM-ready models, too, cannot be as-built without BIM objects.
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.
Many homeowners are now installing shutters to their homes. Why? Shutters are becoming more and more popular because of its many benefits. Not only it protects your windows and doors but it adds a personal touch to improve the appearance of your home.