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Build It Awards 2013

Voting has now closed for the Best Self Build or Renovation 2013 - Joshua Penk's low-energy woodland home was crowned the winner.

To help us choose the Best Home for 2014, check out this year's shortlist.

Vote for the UK's best home in the Build It Awards 2013. We're asking homeowners from across Britain to help us crown the nation's favourite dream home.

We've shortlisted the five most inspiring projects featured in Build It magazine over the past 12 months, and now's your chance to vote on which of the fabulous homes deserves the accolade of Best Self Build or Renovation 2013!

Before casting your vote, be sure to check out the five shortlisted projects below (shown in alphabetical order). Then it's over to you... let us know which has most inspired you by voting with the link at the bottom of the page.

Diarmid Baird's Contemporary Self Build

A childhood dream turned into a reality, but updated to create a low-energy home that's cheap to run

Diarmid Baird's dream home

Read the full story of Diarmid's self build... click here (pdf)

Simon & Jane Crowther's Self Build

A wonderful home that makes the most of panoramic views in its gorgeous coastal location

Coastal home replaces an old bungalow

Read about Simon & Jane Crowther's self build... click here (pdf)

Mike & Heather Lewis's Conversion Project

A hands-on, sympathetic conversion of a cart shed into a home that's ideal for modern living

The Lewis's cart shed conversion

Read about how the Lewis family converted a cart shed... click here (pdf)

Joshua Penk's Self Build

A truly hands-on project built for just £81,800 that sits beautifully in its woodland surroundings

Joshua Penk's Woodland self build

Read the full story of Jushua's project... click here (pdf)

Bryan Stuart's Self Build

A stunning contemporary self build that's set to become a model for affordable custom homes

Bryan Stuart's Model D House

Read the full story of Bryan's self build... click here (pdf)

Voting has now closed for the Best Self Build or Renovation 2013 - the winner will be announced on 21st November at the Build It Awards 2013

Voting has now closed for this category

Are you a company interest in entering the awards? Find out how to enter the Build It Awards (entry now closed for 2013)

Author: Chris Bates

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