Accumul8 with Marice Cumber

Accumul8 with Marice Cumber

Accumul8 is an incredible organisation that are empowering homeless people through creativity. Founded by Marice Cumber, winner of the Social Entrepreneur Leader Award 2016, here's their inspirational story...

Architects: An open letter

Architects: An open letter

I've grown up with architecture in my blood (my dad's an architect) and I've had the privilege of working with some truly brilliant architects. 

But, as a design-led developer, I fundamentally believe that the way developers and architects interact needs to change – and that will only benefit the end customer!

Self Build Homes and Custom Build Homes in London

Self Build Homes and Custom Build Homes in London

Finding land for sale to start your self-build in London can be nigh on impossible. With your help, things could start to change.

Since April 2016 it has become law for councils to assess the number of people who want to build their own homes. We know this is something a lot of people would love to do.


This is your chance to let the politicians know that there is a demand and that you and people like you want to build your own homes.


If enough of us sign up, we will be able to lobby parliament and councils to release land to people like you.


Now you can easily in the area of London you would like to live in!

 

New Build Homes In The UK: Here's How To Create More Of Them

New Build Homes In The UK: Here's How To Create More Of Them

There seems to be unanimous support for the idea that we are in a housing crisis. There also seems to be a shared belief that we can simply build our way out of the problem. 


But here at Inhabit Homes, we’ve always felt uncomfortable with the idea that simply building 250,000 new homes is a panacea to the pain.


After all, would you be happy to settle for living in a low quality new build with a hefty price tag? 
No? Us neither. And neither would most people, a recent RIBA study suggests 75% of us would never wish to live in a new build home.


So what’s the answer? Collaboration!

 

The Role of SME Builders & Planning

The Role of SME Builders & Planning

Housing in London is an issue we’re all aware of. The question is, what can be done to improve the situation? Can SME builders help with custom build and self build homes?

Design Tips: Turning a house into a home

Design Tips: Turning a house into a home

We all buy houses, but what we really want are places to call home.

Here are our design tips for how you can turn your new house into a home.

Read our tips and please do share your own - we'll publish the best of them! 

Top 5 Tips: How to find & work with a great architect

Top 5 Tips: How to find & work with a great architect

Are you looking for a great architect?

Tips are by our very own Gus Zogolovitch, who has been around his fair share of architects over the years - here's how to find and work with some truly amazing architects.