Momentum is gathering in the custom-build sector, with opportunities for people to customise their own homes emerging at two separate locations in central England.
Despite a recent blow to those hoping to deliver self and custom-build projects, the design and architecture industry is seeing encouraging levels of support from local authorities, resulting in the potential to boost future build prospects.
Architects have criticised the "shameful shoe-box homes" being built in Britain today, saying many are too small for family life. UK new homes are apparently the smallest in Europe, research by the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) found the floor area of the average new three-bedroom home in the UK is 88 sq m, some 8 sq m short of the recommended space.
You may have seen us mention polystyrene houses our previous blogs, it is an architectural design process we are using more at Arc Design Services as we believe in its strong benefits!
When we talk about polystyrene houses we are actually referring to Insulated Concrete Formwork or ICF.