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Interior Design Inspiration by Porcelanosa – ACA’s Tour To Porcelanosa’s Factories

Allan Corfield Architect, Audio, Interior Design, Self Build, Video 1 Comment

Share this Post Interior Design Inspiration by Porcelanosa - ACA's Tour To Porcelanosa's Factories Almost a year ago we hosted a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) session conducted by Porcelanosa Grupo. They presented one of their products - Krion - the new generation solid surface. Krion is  a mineral compact material which is naturally antibacterial, and allows the creation of furniture without joints. ...
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Top Tips on Designing Your Dream Kitchen with Mihaus UK

Allan Corfield Architect, Interior Design, Self Build 1 Comment

Top Tips on Designing Your Dream Kitchen with Mihaus UK Over recent years the role of the kitchen has increased in family life. It has developed from a space solely for food preparation to a central room in which family enjoys their meals and spends time together. This is demonstrated by the recent trend in open-plan kitchen designs. To help ...
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Krion by Porcelanosa: New Generation Solid Surface

Allan Corfield Architect, Eco Homes, Interior Design, Renewables, Self Build 2 Comments

Krion by Porcelanosa: Freedom of Design Meets Solid Surface Following a great CPD session earlier this year with Porcelanosa, we wanted to learn a bit more about one of their latest, fascinating products: Krion Solid Surface. We were really impressed by its versatility, as well as the opportunities it offers Self Builders to be creative. We put our questions to ...
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Smart Home Technology: Inspiro from D3

Allan Corfield Architect, Eco Homes, Interior Design, Renewables, Self Build 0 Comments

Smart Home Technology from Inspiro by D3 With interest in digital devices on the rise, our Self Builders are constantly looking for new ways to integrate appliances and media systems using smart applications. This can be tricky but, luckily, there are specialists on hand to help. Due to a surge in interest following one of our previous blogs on Loxone Home Automation systems, we spoke ...
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Does My Self Build Need Triple Glazing?

Allan Corfield Architect, Eco Homes, Glazing, Interior Design, Renewables, Self Build 0 Comments

Triple Glazing: Getting It Right with Internorm by Scotia It's a question we are often asked by our Self Builders, and it can be a tricky one to answer; do I need triple glazing? The answer depends on the type of project you are undertaking, not to mention your budget, so it's best to take a look at some of the ...
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Programme of Works: Setting Timescales for Your Self Build

Allan Corfield Architect, Construction Methods, Construction Professionals, Eco Homes, Interior Design, Quote, Renewables, Self Build 0 Comments

If it's a successful Self Build you're after - timing truly is everything! Having a structured programme of works in place with all of your professionals scheduled is the only way you can keep your project on track. ACA's Director, Allan Corfield, gives his expert advice on setting up a programme of works: Once you've sorted your land, and you have ...
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Self Build Experts: The UK’s Top 10

Allan Corfield Architect, Business News, Construction Professionals, Eco Homes, Interior Design, Renewables, Self Build 0 Comments

UK's Top Self Build Experts Building your own home requires the right balance of your own ideas, and guidance from professionals who have done it all before. There will be a variety of opinions from a wide range of industries; from architects to builders, and from financing to interior design, your project will require expert instruction at some point along ...
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Maximise Your Renewables: Sunamp Heat Batteries

Allan Corfield Architect, Business News, Eco Homes, Interior Design, Renewables, Self Build 2 Comments

How to Get the most from Your Renewable Energy Sources: Sunamp Heat Batteries As specialists in designing extremely energy-efficient homes, at ACA we are often on the lookout for exciting new forms of energy-saving technology. Right on our doorstep in East Lothian, Sunamp design and produce non-toxic, compact Heat Batteries that can store heat from a variety of applications - ...