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Building Your Home with Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)

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Share this Post Building Your Home With Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) In the March issue of the Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine, Allan reviewed Cross Laminated Timber (also known as CLT or crosslam), a building material that is gaining popularity in the commercial building sector in the UK. In the article, Allan reviews its advantages and provides advice on how to ...
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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part Two

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part two Undertaking your first self-build venture is uncharted waters for most, especially if you do not have experience in the construction industry or in managing large projects. Fortunately, you are not alone. Many, now successful self-builders had the same fears before embarking on ...
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National Custom & Self Build Week 2018. What Options Do You Have?

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National Custom & Self Build Week. What Options Do You Have? As a member of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association), ACA’s mission is to help as many peole realise their dreams, and build their very own 'Grand Design'. We are excited to announce that the National Custom and Self Build Week is taking place from 7th to the 13th ...
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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part One

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part One Buying your own home is a massive part of a family's life in the UK, deciding to go down the Self-build route and build it yourself is HUGE!!!, especially, if you don't work in the Construction Industry or have only ever dipped ...
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Meet The Team – Are You Our Future Architectural Technician

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Share this Post Meet The Team - Are You Our Future Architectural Technician Our ‘meet the team’ series focuses on our company and the people who make it great!  However, this blog is slightly different than the previous articles. Instead of introducing you to a member of our team, we are reaching out to talented and ambitious graduates, who want ...
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Meet The Team – Sarah

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Share this Post Allan Corfield Architects. Meet the team - Sarah Our ‘meet the team’ series focuses on our company and the people who make it great! We know that entrusting someone with the task of building your dream home is a very difficult decision to make. Therefore, we believe that you should get to know each of us and find ...
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What is the point of all this? – Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen

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Share this Post What is the point of all this? - Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen It almost goes without saying that we are all fans of energy efficiency, be it Passivhaus, fabric first, renewable energy or simply more insulation. But it does raise the question why? The answer might seem obvious, in that we all want to ...
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National Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in Birmingham – The Ultimate Preview

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Share this Post National Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 in Birmingham - The Ultimate Preview It is that time of the year...that every ambitious self-builder is waiting for. In 2 1/2 weeks time, the NEC in Birmingham will welcome 40,000 excited self-builders and become the capital of homebuilding for the UK. The National Homebuilding & Renovating show is the biggest ...
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How To Get The Most Of The Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 – The Complete Guide

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Share this Post How to get the most of the Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 - the complete guide. Every year, more and more people become interested in self building. The government has ambitious plans to double the number of custom build and self build homes by 2020. The recently released Housing White Paper aims to fix the broken British ...
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How Much Does A Self-Build Architect Cost?

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Share this Post How Much Does A Self-Build Architect Cost? When you decide to build your own home, one of the first and most crucial decisions you will have to make, is to choose the right professionals. Surprisingly, we feel that the most critical is the Architect... Ok, we would say that! However, it is not an easy task to choose ...