Introduction to practical house design

Practical house design is a balancing act. At the end of it you will get a beautiful, functional and affordable eco home.

In this article, Les O’Donnell talks about:

  • The basic principles of good house design
  • How to approach your self-build
  • How to design a contemporary home suitable for modern day living
  • How to define what your priorities are

Leslie O'Donnell

Written by Leslie O'Donnell

Les O’Donnell is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and structural engineer with over 30 years’ experience designing and supervising the construction of new builds. His practice, Landmark Designs, is based in Co Tyrone. All of the information contained in the guide is for information purposes only; professional guidance must be sought for your own specific project.

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