Founded in 2002, theHousePlanner
has since passed one and a half million total visitors to this
site, and continues to go from strength to strength.
Site of the month:
July 2012: Hannah
Lobley -Hannah is a designer spaecialisiing in art commissions
and bespoke products made entirely from recycled paper and books
that are compressed and work like wood, creating fantastic patterns.
Past featured sites of the month -every month we select
and feature a website of particular value.
Channel 4 -Beat my
Have you recently bought a
Are you about to start renovating
If the answer is YES, then
you could be in with a chance of winning £5000...
No matter the size or extent
of your renovation we want to hear from you!
Lion Television are about to
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Developers will compete against
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the winner bagging a cash prize of £5000
We're looking for people across
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grid riverside retreat for sale
Located near Ombersley, Worcestershire,
a beautiful, secluded potential eco home or off-grid holiday
let on the banks of the River Severn. Surrounded by trees and
meadows, and overlooking the river this could be a very peaceful
rural weekend retreat -read
Loving your Sash Windows
Paul Burnett of TheSashWindowMan
explains why it may be both cheaper and more sustainable to have
your sash windows restored by a professional than replace them
Selecting a Staircase Design
Building a home from scratch
involves a great many different features all coming together.
Ben Winton of Complete Stair Systems offers some tips -read
Grand Designs -Series 4
featuring Kevin McCloud.
Includes episodes on
The Violin Factory, Waterloo
- Louise and Milko
German Kit House, Surrey -David
and Greta Iredale
Revisited: The Inverted-Roof
19th-Century Sandstone House,
Edinburgh -Reuben and April
To be held at Event City by
the Trafford Centre, the Northern Home Show offers a one-stop-shopping
opportunity covering all aspects of home improvement, renovation,
self-build, interiors, energy efficiency and gardens. The Show
features free seminars, live demonstrations and advice from the
experts, giving you the skills and information to tackle your
home and garden projects with confidence. Taking place during
the Love Architecture Festival 2012, you can also arrange short
consultations with chartered architects from the Royal Institute
of British Architects, there to help make your dream home a reality.
Tickets are £8 per person on the door (children under 16
by the Royal Institute of British Architects, this is a nationwide
series of events -walks, talks, tours, films and exhibitions
that aim to de=monstrate the possibilities of good architecture.
Runs between 15th and 24th June.
The vast majority of us will never design and build our own new
eco-homes, yet our existing houses can make a massive contribution
to our carbon footprint and wider environmental impact.
A comprehensive look at all
aspects of sustainable construction, from Relevant Sustainable
Construction Legislation including the Green Deal, Sustainable
Water Use in the UK through to Low Carbon Technologies, allowing
you to take away a greater understanding of what works and what
is just eco-bling.
See our page on courses
for other training events.
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Design and construction information.
Covers topics such as self build, renovation, finding an architect
specialising in sustainability, building and planning regulations,
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General information on environmental
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chp systems), recycling and re-use, green materials, construction
with earth, straw and timber, insulation and eco homes.
Buying, selling and renting
property in the UK; where to find green mortgages, estate agents,
surveyors and legal advice; ethical investment, insurance and
other useful information related to the UK housing market.