Real home: a glazed-roof kitchen extension
Lara and Andrew Dearman extended their property sideways to create a practical family room with a pared-back Scandinavian style
Using Green Roofs to Control Flooding
Making hard surfaces into water retention areas will make rainwater easier to manage.
Adding cladding for a contemporary look
Adding render and cedar cladding to the exterior or this formerly plain 1960s house has transformed the property into a contemporary home. Shallow-pitched roofs complete the look.
By Lucy Searle •