Build It Magazine August 2017

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Build It magazine’s August issue is filled with detailed practical advice and inspiring projects to help you create your dream home. Here’s a taster of what’s inside:

• This month's cover home – a stunning eco-friendly self-build on a countryside plot

• 10 projects to maximise light & space

• 7 lightweight cladding options

• Find out whether triple glazing makes sense

• How to rewire a period property

• Discover how to find land with real potential


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In this issue: 
A stunning eco-friendly home
Graham and Betty McNicol opted to downsize by building a contemporary new home to Passivhaus standards in the garden of their Georgian villa − resulting in a unique abode
10 projects to maximise light & space
Find out how to flood your home with natural illumination as Emily Smith looks at her favourite successful schemes
Is contemporary design right for you?
From simple, open-plan living spaces to wow factor glazing, architect Opinder Liddar discusses the latest trends
Discover how vaulted ceilings can enhance your project
Emily Smith reveals how you can use this striking feature to add a sense of light and volume to your home's key spaces
Must-read architect's guide to house design
Julian Owen offers his expertise on how to create a scheme that’s perfect for your needs and matches your vision