This is an idea from the USA that would work well in the UK and Northamptonshire especially. An ADU can be used to house a parent, a child, be used as a home office, holiday cottage etc. The important aspect is they remain on the...

When considering alterations to buildings (extensions and alterations) or any other building design project who do you use for the following stages of a project:0 - Strategic definition. (business case).1 - Preparation and brief.2 - Concept design.3 - Developed design. (planning permission).4 - Technical design....

Many years ago at University we learnt that old buildings 'breathe' and that old buildings  perform thermally much better than the silly calculations the Government requires us to use to meet the building regs. Recent research by SPAB and STBA has shown that to be true.If impervious insulation is...

The proposed Oxford to Cambridge Corridor currently has no road link and only a proposed rail link to 'hang things off'. However, the A14, A45 and A43 between them already serve this function between them to the North and pass through one of the growth...