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The government has passed legislation in a bid to make more plots available for people who want to create their own bespoke homes. Chris Bates reveals all you need to know about this new right to self build in our regularly updated Right to Build hub

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Academics Adrian Marshall and Tuck-Chee Phung have ripped up the rule book by filling their strikingly contemporary self build home with antiques and an eclectic art collection

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Any extension will have a major effect on the appearance of the property, so the design always requires real care and attention – but this is especially important if you’re working on a heritage building, says Alan Tierney

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Mike Dade zones in on what makes a self build project sustainable in the planners’ eyes – and what it means for your application

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Clive and Susan Andrew have built an Art Deco-inspired family home that’s become a landmark for boats and yachts sailing across the Firth of Forth

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A traditional heating setup offers a wealth of benefits. We investigate some of the misconceptions associated with radiators and explain why they could be a good match for your scheme

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Ross and Rebecca Weir’s decision to move from Reading to Cornwall and convert a dilapidated barn into a contemporary holiday home has created a stunning modern result

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There are so many design decisions to be made when building your own home, but what small touches could make a big difference to your overall scheme? Emily Smith unveils what areas of your new house could benefit from a little extra design flair

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Taking on a project under permitted development rights could save you time, money and trouble, says Mike Dade
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