Pierre d’Avoine Architects has converted a chapel in rural Umbria into a private house. Louis Mayes explores a project that weaves ecclesiastical structures and spaces into a contemporary home.
Hareth Pochee, senior engineer at Max Fordham LLP and author of the net zero report for Max Fordham’s house, answers readers' questions to explain how the figures behind the UK's first carbon zero house stack up.
John Pardey Architects has designed a village extension of 50 custom build homes at Kings Worthy in Hampshire. Engineer Steve Webb delivers his verdict on a project that draws on the local vernacular and connects the existing settlement to the adjacent South Downs National Park.
Threefold Architects has extended and remodelled an Edwardian home in Muswell Hill, north London, adding a contemporary extension behind the restored red brick facade to create a "house of two halves".
Greg Lomas of Foster Lomas reviews Kirkland Fraser Moor's Ashraya house, a low-carbon property tucked beneath an arching roof and covered in a blanket of greenery that melds it with its Chilterns Hills setting.