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First Timber Frame Passivhaus In Britain Now Completed!

First Timber Frame Passivhaus In Britain Now Completed!

Those of you planning on coming up with your own grand design for your dream house will surely have already looked into the concept of Passivhaus design, where buildings are constructed to provide high levels of comfort but using very little energy for heating and cooling in order to achieve this.

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Architect Ordered To Demolish Award-Winning Home!

It’s the stuff that nightmares are made of… an award-winning architect has been ordered by Islington Council to tear down his six-storey home – which won two awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) – after the local authority decided that it failed to match up with the plans he originally submitted.

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Why You Should Build A Timber Frame Home

If you are in the market to buy a new home, you might want to consider the alternative option of building your own house instead. The idea of owning a house is a top priority for many people. You could find that your dream place is a timber frame home, which has both aesthetic appeal and cost-efficient construction.

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Cheltenham Comes Top For House Prices In 2017

Cheltenham pinned on a map of UK

If you’re planning on a self-build project this year and are wondering which part of the UK would represent a good return on investment for your new timber frame home, you could certainly do a lot worse than relocating to Cheltenham.

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