Self build & renovation advice from Build It magazine

Wealden-style house with tile-hung gables
Reader's home
Check out a new oak-frame home in Kent that represents a carefully-crafted update of a local architectural style
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Keylite bi-lite rooflights
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Fitting roof windows could help you to bring more sunshine into your home's interiors
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The Wee House features vertical timber cladding inspired by the vernacular style
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After failing to find a suitable property on the open market, Jennifer Hope decided to build her own – and in doing so has created an affordable home that’s ideal for first time buyers
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The open-plan living, dining and kitchen zone
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Natasha Marshall & Neil Fullerton have converted an old Glasgow city-centre workshop into a spacious, light-filled home
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House design sketch
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Not sure where to start with designing your new home? Follow architect Opinder Liddar's guide to the four stages of house design
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