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Architecture, Construction, Design, Great living spaces, News, Passivhaus  |  12 August 2021

News: i-Build — 10 things every self-builder should know.

Large 3 bedroom flat-roof Kiss House
i-Build feature p26, i-Build Magazine July
i-Build feature p27, i-Build Magazine July
Bedroom in large 4 bedroom Kiss House

Before embarking on a housebuilding journey.

We were delighted when i-Build asked us to share our “10 things every self-builder should know before embarking on a pre-fabricated housebuilding journey,” for their July issue.

The article details the importance of build quality and its influence on the quality of the living experience.

We say prioritising comfort in your self-build project should be number 1 priority. Think about building fabric, align your design and delivery process. Scrutinise layouts, think about life’s practicalities, activities and how your life might change in the future. There’s no point having a beautiful home if you can’t live in it comfortably.

We also highlight the need for consideration of internal climates, the difference between building systems and the need to fight “the green sheen.” A good living environment is key to a healthy home.

You can read the full article and more of our ten things here, please go to page 26 and 27.

Also, if you’re looking for more insights and education about the built environment and you are embarking on a self-build journey, you can access our list of free online resources here.

 

 

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