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Renewable Energy: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar (Part 3)

This is the third part to the first post in our new Renewable Energy series, where we will give the ins and outs of renewable energy that is able to be used throughout residential and commercial spaces. What is it?

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Renewable Energy: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar (Part 2)

This is the second part to the first post in our new Renewable Energy series, where we will give the ins and outs of renewable energy that is able to be used throughout residential and commercial spaces. What is it?

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Benefits of building with bamboo, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 6)

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This is the sixth post in our Super Natural Materials series – you can view the whole series here. How can you build using bamboo? Bamboo is a type of grass, with a hard, hollow stem. It is a perennial

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Renewable Energy: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar (Part 1)

This is the first post in our new Renewable Energy series, where we will give the ins and outs of renewable energy that is able to be used throughout residential and commercial spaces. What is it? There are three types

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Benefits of building with hemp, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 5)

This is the fifth post in our Super Natural Materials series – you can view the whole series here. Hemp: a versatile material Hemp is a plant that holds extraordinary history, from its use as paper, to hemp plastic, to

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Breathe easy & discover the rich natural beauty of clay plasters

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This is a guest post by Clare Whitney, Clayworks  The humble clay plaster has evolved into a thing of beauty. Clay is one of the world’s most ancient building materials – and one of the most naturally abundant. It is a

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Benefits of building with stone, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 4)

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This is the fourth post in our Super Natural Materials series – you can view the whole series here. Building with stone: a long history From smart townhouses to grand mansions to medieval castles to cosy worker cottages to ancient

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3 ways investing in sustainable design pays off

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Embarking on a custom-build project where you commission an architect to design your new home is a life changing decision. It’s also likely to be one of the biggest investments you will make and you need to be sure it’s

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Benefits of building with clay, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 3)

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This is the third post in our Super Natural Materials series – you can view the whole series here. The versatility of clay The use of clay dates back to the earliest human civilisation and clay bricks have been a popular

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Get planning permission for your dream home with contextual design

Contextual design

So many people have a vision of their dream home and have the financial capacity to make it real, but they’re held back by the fear that planners will refuse their bold plan, the neighbours will hate it and they’ll

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