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Home Extension Design

Author/EditorOwen, Julian (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781859468142
Pub Date01/10/2019
BindingHardback
Pages256
Edition2nd New ed
Dimensions (mm)250(h) * 210(w)
Peppered with inspirational case studies and giving indications of costs and timescales, Home Extension Design 2e demystifies both the building process and all the surrounding issues. This book is the essential go-to resource for reliable, independent advice on how to set up and run a building project.
£45.00
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This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the consequences of things going wrong are serious. As with the first edition, this fully-revised guide distils all of the practical information needed to run a project from dream to reality, highlighting the pitfalls along the way and suggesting ways to avoid them. Peppered with inspirational case studies and giving indications of costs and timescales, Home Extension Design 2e demystifies both the building process and all the surrounding issues to do with design, sustainability, budgeting, planning, regulations and the use of building contracts. This book is the essential go-to resource for reliable, independent advice on how to set up and run a building project.

This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the consequences of things going wrong are serious. As with the first edition, this fully-revised guide distils all of the practical information needed to run a project from dream to reality, highlighting the pitfalls along the way and suggesting ways to avoid them. Peppered with inspirational case studies and giving indications of costs and timescales, Home Extension Design 2e demystifies both the building process and all the surrounding issues to do with design, sustainability, budgeting, planning, regulations and the use of building contracts. This book is the essential go-to resource for reliable, independent advice on how to set up and run a building project.

Julian Owen is an architect and author of the first edition of Home Extension Design with over 25 years' experience of running his own practice in Nottingham. He is a founder and director of ASBA Architects, a network of locally-based practices that markets it members to self-builders and members of the public who wish to alter or extend their homes. In 2004 he received an MBE for services to architecture.

1. Getting Started 2. Appraising the Property 3. Designing the changes to your home 4. Types of House Alteration Projects 5. Submitting Applications to the Local Authority 6. Getting the Building Work Done 7. Case Studies

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