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    How to design your own house: Ideas, costs, tools & apps
    How to design your own house: Ideas, costs, tools & apps

    Every self-builder and creator have their individual expectations and ambitions in terms of the final result of their self-build project. The process of designing a home is very demanding and challenging, as it is a crucial stage that is responsible for making your vision a reality.


    Shipping container home prices: Costs, regulations and planning for a container home
    Shipping container home prices: Costs, regulations and planning for a container home

    A container home is a type of modular or prefabricated home that is manufactured off-site in a factory environment. The modular unit is comprised of shipping containers that have been refitted for use as a modular property.


    Brick house renovation before & after: Top 5 makeovers
    Brick house renovation before & after: Top 5 makeovers

    A home exterior makeover is always a savvy investment decision because first impressions count, and if it’s cheap, why not?


    Cheap homes to build: what is the cheapest house to build?
    Cheap homes to build: what is the cheapest house to build?

    A shipping container house or tiny house are technically the cheapest houses to build but can be small if you’re not willing to spend the extra. If you’re looking for something without the quirks, a prefabricated house is the cheapest regular house to build.


    Hallway lighting: 5 stylish and modern hallway lighting ideas
    Hallway lighting: 5 stylish and modern hallway lighting ideas

    The hallway is a crucial component of one’s home, and the right hallway lighting ideas will illuminate every step you take in style and assurance.


    Cornice: Top 5 ceiling and plaster cornice profiles
    Cornice: Top 5 ceiling and plaster cornice profiles

    In architecture, a cornice is generally any horizontal decorative moulding that crowns a building or furniture element – the cornice coving over a door or window, for instance, or the cornice around the top edge of a pedestal or linear along the top of an interior wall.


    Timber floorboards: Top 5 wooden floorboard options for your house
    Timber floorboards: Top 5 wooden floorboard options for your house

    Timber has always been used as a favourite flooring material of most homeowners because of its beauty, durability, and beauty. And now that timber floors have become a bit more affordable than they were before, a lot of people are considering changing their floors.


    Roman Architecture: Famous Buildings from Ancient Rome
    Roman Architecture: Famous Buildings from Ancient Rome

    Roman architecture adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for the purposes of the ancient Romans, but was different from Greek buildings, becoming a new architectural style.


    Modern Country Style: What Is Contemporary Country Design?
    Modern Country Style: What Is Contemporary Country Design?

    As its name suggests, contemporary country is a fusion of both country and contemporary/modern interiors. A country style, which incorporates neutral and natural materials, can be modernised through a culmination of current trends.


    Front Fence Ideas: 5 Fence Designs for Your Front Garden
    Front Fence Ideas: 5 Fence Designs for Your Front Garden

    Front fences can make or break your kerb appeal and garden. They are no longer just to secure space and mark boundaries, fence walls are now widely used as the edging to frame your garden, the highlight to your landscape design or as the focal point of your frontage as well as gates.


    Painting exterior brick: How to paint a brick wall
    Painting exterior brick: How to paint a brick wall

    Painting exterior brick can be is a simple way to give your home a fresh, on-trend look. There are many reasons why homeowners opt to paint brick houses, but is it ever a good idea to paint brick


    Top 8 examples of futuristic architecture
    Top 8 examples of futuristic architecture

    A building that is designed by an architect today may last for well over 100 or even 200 years to tell the tales of the past and thus in effect, has already actually shaped the future.


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