Topic: Essential lists

Essential lists for the homebuilder, the architect and the general public.

planning permission books

How to Get Planning Permission in 2018 (Essential Planning Permission Books)

Although we generally advise against homeowners trying to apply themselves for planning permission due to the complexity of regulations and the tediousness of dealing with Local Planning Authorities, we do believe it’s a good idea for them to learn what’s involved in this process, why some practices have more success than others and why some local councils have different sets…

diy architecture books

DIY architecture books for home extensions and renovations

These DIY architecture books are generally meant for the inexperienced but we believe it’s safe to say that even those who do have some degree of experience with architectural drawings or construction works would greatly benefit from these, at least for building up closer to reality expectations if not more. And there’s plenty more indeed. The DIY architecture is not…

building regulations

UK Building Regulations Books you should read as a designer or architect

We’ve put together a list of the most important UK building regulations books in the industry. From historical presentation of Building Control in the United Kingdom and through the final stages of project delivery, these highly informative materials will surely bring value to your investment and organisation. If you are starting your development in London and surroundings, we are most…

Home Extensions: 7 absolutely essential books

So you are actually considering building that house extension (or home extensions, should you have more than one house and business is thriving). With the support materials that exist nowadays, the free advice you can find online and the specialised publications and websites, we’d encourage you to go for it. Or you can save yourself the substantial headache and hire…