Episode 17: A question on every self-builder’s mind is “How am I going to build this thing?” It’s a key decision to make and one that will follow you throughout the design stage; in fact each method will require a tweaking of the plans to optimise how cost effective it is to build.
This episode we chat with Ronan McKee, architectural designer with FMK Architecture to go through the most popular self-build building methods in Ireland today. He explains:
- Traditional blockwork
- Timber frame
- Modern methods such as Insulating Concrete Formwork
- Eco methods
- How to choose the right method for your build