What do architects think of home extensions?

The home extension can say as much about the architect as it does the owner – from bold artistic statement to environmental complement. Four architecture firms reveal the thinking behind their glorious designs to Dominic Lutyens

Thinking about a second home?

A second home can offer an escape from the rat race as well as an enjoyable break for family and friends. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge, residential property expert Nicola Venning has some useful tips

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‘Prefab’ – no longer a dirty word / Home of the Future

Modular and ‘prefab’ homes will become increasingly common in the next 10 years according to research from Hiscox on the home of the future. Great for those who can’t afford traditional bricks and mortar, but will they really catch on as they say they will? We ask Archiblox.

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One house, two homes / The Home of the Future

Fancy housing three generations under one roof? It won’t be so bad if you live in a dual or tri-hub, a home style that’s likely to become increasingly common, according to our Home of the Future research.