Designed as a dual purpose book, The Woodland House is both a volume for the armchair enthusiast and an inspirational guide for those wishing to build a similar structure.
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“You couldn’t find a house that has a more intimate relationship with people and place.”
“Superb photos of the building process and the finished house.”
Building For A Future
“It proves that it is possible to build green and build affordably.”
Designed as a dual purpose book, it is both a volume for the armchair enthusiast and an inspirational guide for those wishing to build a similar structure. Beautifully illustrated with over 100 colour photos, this step-by-step guide shows how Ben built his home, hewn from his own woodland, for under £28,000. It covers the basics of self-building and gives full details of the evolving design process, the identifying of materials, costings, project management and the actual building stages, from foundations and frames, through to interior features. Includes roundwood engineering calculations. Paperback. 104pp
“Very readable, with beautiful pictures.”
“A fascinating chronical of a dream.”
“Full of stunning colour photographs”
“A truly beautiful and inspiring book.”
“A beautifully written book.”