Hemp-based render for house by Martens Van Caimere
A hemp-based material forms a new layer of insulation around this house in Belgium, as part of a renovation by Ghent studio Martens Van Caimere Architecten
“A Container Of Views”: Simplicity Is King In The Aculco House In Mexico - IGNANT
In a Mexican pueblo famed for its dramatic basalt cliffs, waterfalls and nature, PPAA has designed a minimalist escape for two brothers fond of the...
Paints & Renders Explained - Build It
Change the external skin of your house, and you change its entire character. From a pebbledash terrace to a bright white Art Deco house, paints and renders can make a world of difference to your home’s aesthetics, with renders carrying the additional benefits of weatherproofing and insulation. But bear in mind that while a (relatively) […]
Fiber Cement Facade Materials - EQUITONE
EQUITONE is a high-end through-colored facade material. Our fiber cement panels are designed by architects, for architects. Discover the design possibilities.
Mami House is a "mini bunker" built for a couple on a very tight budget
Faced with the difficult task of delivering a house for €100,000, Portuguese architect José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira designed this concrete "mini-bunker"
SCI-Arc students build affordable home in LA neighbourhood
Students in a design-build program at SCI-Arc have completed a house in a crime-ridden area of LA, with features that help occupants feel "safe and secure"
Richard Pender and Dan Kerr combine local materials at self-built house
Richard Pender was involved in every stage of this self-build project to create a sustainable and accessible house for his parents in rural Northumberland
South Chase housing by Alison Brooks Architects
Suburban housing development in Essex by Alison Brooks Architects that reinterprets the local rural architecture of wood and sloping roofs.
Roofing - Structural Roof from VMZINC
VMZINC's Structural Roof is a construction system combining a standing seam roofing in VMZ Zinc plus with rigid mineral wool insulation laid on supporting st...
Laneway Wall Garden House / Donaghy & Dimond Architects
Completed in 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. Images by Ros Kavanagh. © Ros Kavanagh The project was to provide new kitchen, living and bedroom to this 19th century split level terraced Dublin house. This was...
Siberian Larch Cladding | SILA Select® | Russwood - Sustainable Timber
Russwood's high quality Siberian Larch Cladding, SILA Select® Siberian Larch, is popular for its excellent durability & impressive lifespan.
Ty Pren by Feilden Fowles | Dezeen
Slate roof tiles extend down the exposed north facade of this house in Wales by London studio Feilden Fowles. Called Ty Pren, the gabled timber-framed building is clad on three sides in larch felled from the owners' land. More trees have been planted nearby in anticipation of replacing the larch cladding in 25 years' time. The