Structural options

ICF house with steel supports
Energy efficiency and speedy build times are the headline benefits of using insulating concrete formwork – but many architects also favour this system because of its design flexibility, says Emily Brooks
contemporary brick clad home
Rebecca Foster takes an in-depth look at the pros and cons of brick and block construction to assess whether it’s suitable for your scheme
prefab timber home
These outstanding dwellings demonstrate the sheer versatility of timber frame, oak and structural insulated panels in making your dream home ambitions a reality
stunning modern home by Kingspan Timber Solutions
Kingspan Timber Solutions’ Ian Loughnane reveals how a high-performance timber self-build could help you maximise value and floor area
contemporary log home
Ideal for rural settings, these charming homes are growing in popularity on UK shores. Jane Crittenden finds out why
H+H masonry house
Cliff Fudge, technical director at H+H, discusses the continued popularity of masonry build systems and reveals how to make a success of your project
An insulated cavity wall
Paul Wagland examines the credentials of the much loved build system
Sarah Herbert explains the ins and outs of this eco-friendly build method
Anna-Marie DeSouza takes a look at this ultra fast, super insulating build method
Kingspan TEK structural insulated panels SIPs
Structural insulated panels offer an eco-friendly, modern and quick build, says Anna-Marie De Souza


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