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Custom and Self build homes deliver more By Jonathan Amos on the

For the first time, research in the recently published NaCSBA Custom and Self Build Report 2023/24 demonstrates that custom and self build homes have a significantly higher positive local impact compared to mainstream housing, and that the homes built are more sustainable than the average new build. The research commissioned by the Right to Build Task Force shows that: The data are welcome evidence of what has long been anecdotally accepted, and these benefits add weight to planning debates about the role of custom and self build housing and its impact locally. Custom and self build demand data The Right to Build registers are a crucial source of demand evidence...

RIBA House of the Year 2015

By Jonathan Amos on the

Every year the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) looks for the best new home in Britain to be awarded the accolade of ‘House of the Year’. Celebrating excellence in housing design the panel of judges scoured the country to find the leading examples of new properties built by architects in the UK.¬†The shortlisted properties are the work of designers who have pursued the¬†highest standards of design to create cutting-edge homes. For the first time, this year saw RIBA teaming up with Channel 4’s Grand Designs to present the House of the Year award. In a special 4 part series the programme followed presenter Kevin McCloud as he toured the...