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snooks
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new house magazines.

Post by snooks »

where can i find new build house magazines with plenty of different design houses to choose from mainly traditional. i have been to whsmiths but they dont have many examples and the ones i have found on web so far are the same. i am going to build a new house and need to choose design. many thanks.
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Post by luggsey »

Use Google image search, I wanted to look at fireplaces and got to see about 100 000 doing that.
Just get the search string right!
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I can't believe that you are having difficulty.....there are literally hundreds on the web.....here's one:

www.designandmaterials.uk.com/
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Post by Horsey Girl »

Another book well worth a read is "HouseBuilders Bible" by Mark Brinkley. Version we have is 5th edition - it may have been updated again by now.
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Here's a book of house designs for sale on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :IT&ih=014
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Post by Stoday »

I found lots of designs in the catalogues of timber frame manufacturers. Not that I wanted a timber frame house.

I sorted out six designs I liked and six that I didn't and gave them to my architect. He produced a design to suit my location (oriented for sun etc) which I thought better than any.

I built the design (with some small modifications) and moved in a year ago. :D
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Post by travistane »

i agree, i also find www.designandmaterials.uk.com/ as one of it. For you to find out more, google is your bestfriend i searching :D
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