Industrial inspiration

A three-year labour of love by its owner, Blowinghouse Mill sits in a quiet valley in Cornwall. Simon Williams bought the building and the 2.3 acres that surround it in 2015 with the intention of salvaging this end of the... View Article

A redesign by Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture

Lobjoy-Bouvier-Boisseau Architecture redesigns a mixed-use building to house the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Fondation Francois Sommer in the heart of the Marais – Paris, France A place for exhibitions, a workplace, a public place as well as one of... View Article

The devil is in the detail: fire protection processes for timber

Howard Morris at Trade Fabrication Systems explores the relative performance benefits of fire-retardant surface coatings and pressure treatments for timber, and explains the merits of an alternative process Admired for its rustic appearance, strength and cost, timber is an attractive... View Article

No compromise

Replacing a single-storey bungalow with a highly contemporary two-storey house of bold geometric forms – built to take in views across Poole Harbour – was a quest for minimalist perfection for one self-builder In a road where modest 1960s bungalows... View Article

Housing market waits for election result

The UK housing market is still on hold, pending election results, with the November 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey continuing to show a cautious approach from buyers and sellers.  Demand from prospective buyers, new instructions to sell, and sales, all... View Article

Ways to save energy in your home

As energy costs skyrocket, every homeowner is trying to find out the right ways to cut down on their energy costs that seem to go up and up every day. There are a few simple ways that one can follow... View Article

Qualities of a good international mover

Moving from one country to another is not an easier task. It requires a lot of work and a lot of planning. Shifting and the other processes like, packing, unloading, loading, unpacking are a truly boring and quite problematic tasks.... View Article

Home safety tips for this winter

As the winter season is approaching, you need to be ready to welcome it. Not just you but your home should be ready to welcome the season. You should not be unprepared for the season. There are a few safety... View Article