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What is an eco home? Discover the holistic approach to minimising the environmental impact of building a new home.
Cladding is a key architectural design choice and timber is sustainable and attractive as well as contributing to thermal performance. 

Discover timber options in our latest article.
Cladding is a key architectural design choice and timber is sustainable and attractive as well as contributing to thermal performance. 

Discover timber options in our latest article.

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an open patio area with sliding glass doors
Woodlands | Essex | Facit Homes
Initially dreaming of a veranda for the outside of their home, they decided it would prevent light reaching the ground floor interiors. Instead, the large windows and sliding doors make the most of the beautiful garden and views down to the woodland and allow the natural light to flood the interiors. Read on...
a dog sitting in the middle of a kitchen with an island and bar stools
Woodlands | Essex | Facit Homes
The kitchen island connects this space to the open plan living and dining spaces. Read more in our project case study.
the kitchen is clean and ready for us to use in the day or night time
Woodlands | Essex | Facit Homes
Designed to make the most of the beautiful garden in this home, this kitchen is surrounded by large windows. Read more in our project case study.
a dog laying on top of a couch in a living room next to two chairs
Woodlands | Essex | Facit Homes
​The open plan interiors are designed for entertaining and the spaces can be opened up or shut down accordingly, with a sliding door to this separate snug. Read more in our project case study.
the house is lit up at night with lights on it's windows and lawn area
Woodlands | Essex | Facit Homes
After we completed the house, our customers added a fresh water swimming pool in the rear garden, full of reeds designed to naturally cleanse the water. Discover more about this project in our case study.
a dog standing in front of a house next to a small pond and wooden fence
Woodlands | Essex | Facit Homes
Originally part of the open woodland and parkland used as grazing by a nearby estate, the site had been in the family for 5 generations. Learn more in our project case study.
a floor plan for a house with two rooms
Create a design you love...
...and a home you can afford to build. Every design decision can affect how and where you spend your budget. Connect your design choices with realistic construction costs.
the floor plan for an apartment with three rooms and two living areas on each level
How to design a home
Understanding the experiences and aspirations of our customers helps us to guide the design development of their dream home. We've simplified our project process below to show where, when and how the design is created.
an image of a modern house at night
How much will it cost?
Understand the costs involved in building your own home before you get started. Discover the details of a self build project in our article.
a modern house with an outdoor patio and dining area in the back yard at dusk
Building a house: What are the costs?
Discover the different services and consultants that will make up the total cost of your self build project in our latest article.
a house being built with wooden framing and metal bars on the roof, along with other construction materials
How to build a Facit Home
Discover the step-by-step construction process for a Facit Home. From thr ground up, this article covers our digitally coordinated approach to construction.
a construction worker standing on top of a wooden structure with scaffolding around it
Building a Facit Home
Our latest FSC timber superstructure, for a large family home in North London, is a perfect example of how an intelligently coordinated approach to construction can successfully deliver projects with a high level of complexity.
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What is an eco home?
If you’re planning to build your own home, there is an undeniable obligation to make it as energy efficient and as sustainable as you can. Discover 6 ways to ensure your home is eco-friendly.
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How to build an eco home
If you’re planning to build your own home, there is an undeniable obligation to make it as energy efficient and as sustainable as you can. Discover 6 ways to ensure your home is as eco as possible.
A timber home surrounded by trees. Ideas
How to build an eco home
What is an eco home? Discover the holistic approach to minimising the environmental impact of building a new home.