Features

Grand Designs



  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Garden Party


Dreaming of doing your very own grand design, but not looking to buy a pricey plot of land? The answer could be right in your own back yard…read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Home And Dry


The exciting new-build project in Kippen we have been eagerly following is finally complete – and the finished product has been well worth the wait read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Room to Grow


For their latest project, Low Carbon Studio and Alba Green Oak Frames take on a stunning garden room extension in Peebles... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Outside In


You’ll struggle to find a more stylish or cost efficient way of enhancing your home than a garden room from Low Carbon Studio and Alba Green Oak Frames... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Final Flourish


It’s all systems go at the new-build project in Kippen, and after a year of hard work and some challenging conditions, the house is almost finished.... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

The home straight


A lot has happened since we last checked in at the new build in Kippen – real progress has been made and it’s beginning to... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Taking shape


The new build in Kippen is gathering pace, and the wooden frame is successfully in place read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Garden Project


How innovative design and a council grant transformed a forlorn, flood-ravaged Edinburgh garden into a stunning, secluded... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Building the dream


After years of renovating properties, Andrew Laing and his fiancée June Russell, were finally confidant to build a new home... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Safe as houses


This stylish self build is a truly bespoke labour of love. We’ve been checking in on its progress and it has come on leaps and... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

In The Frame


The East Lothian Architectural practice Low Carbon Studio work closely with Alba Green Oak Frames on a wide range of projects... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Masterful Memorial


The East Lothian-based Alba Green Oak Frames have taken on some interesting projects in their time, but perhaps none so unique as a pagoda for a memorial created by the Lothians... read more

  • Click image to view full article

  • Click image to view full article

Playing House


Taking on a self-build project can be a daunting prospect, but the results – your very own... read more

  • Click image to view full article

Down at the bottom of the Garden


Why not look to a corner of your garden for inspiration... read more