It’s all the detail

For the past few weeks I’ve been working on the detail within my project…. It’s taken me outside of my comfort zone,  and made me think outside of the box. Day in day out I build in traditional methods, brick, block, trusses… standard designs, methods and structures. But my idea is firstly prefabricated, and secondly … Continue reading

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Dwelle Micro Home…

Whilst researching affordable, adaptable houses I came across Manchester based company Dwelle. This company is an architectural practice which have designed solutions for affordable, adaptable houses, which have also recently won ‘small house of the year’ award at the British home awards for their micro-buildings. They have designed four different sized structures, all of the … Continue reading

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Framework

FrameWork: Joe Mepplelink, Adam Janusz, Onesieme Mouton, Wyatt Frantom This was my favourite design that I found in The Home House Project book. It wasn’t because it was the best looking, but was because of the detailing and relevance it had to my own project. The first thing that attracted me to this project was … Continue reading

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An Interesting Water Villa

When flicking through the latest Grand Designs magazine I came across this interesting image and wanted to learn more, even though I couldn’t see a clear connection between this and my own project. When thinking of a house-boat especially in the UK we think of canal barges, with small windows and compact spaces. But in Amsterdam they … Continue reading

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Rural Studios ‘Credit Crunch House’

Affordable housing is an issue in the UK and the rest of the world, more now than properly ever before due to the current economic climate. The UK is struggling to find a sustainable solution to affordable housing and many schemes like IKEA housing have all been set up to try and resolve the issue. … Continue reading

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