• Nicky Frost

Build It’s Self Build Education House Wins RICS Award

Build It magazine’s very own self build project, the Self Build Education House, has scooped a coveted RICS Social Impact Award.


A first for any UK magazine, Build It’s Self Build Education House is an innovative real-life home, designed and built to inform and inspire self builders as they embark on the journey to realising an individual home.

Designed by lapd Architects and project managed by Build Its Editor, Chris Bates, The Build It House is an educational hub that showcases the design options and practical choices available to self builders.

And we’re delighted to announce that our unique project has won the Residential category of the RICS Social Impact Awards 2020 South East.

What is the Build It Education House? Build It’s Self Build Education House is located at Graven Hill in Bicester, Oxfordshire, the UK’s largest self and custom build development, with over 750 self build plots available for one-off homes. Build It worked in partnership with Graven Hill and a number of leading self build suppliers (including Build-Zone and Self-Build Zone to realise this inspiring project.

This pioneering project underpins Build It’s values as the most practical and detailed source of impartial expert advice, both for the immediate community and all UK self builders.


Read the full article on Build It here.

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