Build It has teamed up with Potton to create a series of Self Build Academy taster sessions – for you to sample some of their full day courses. These 20 minute taster sessions are an opportunity for you to get a ‘taste’ of what to expect from their full day courses, which run at Potton’s show centre throughout the year.
Sessions cover all build systems and offer impartial, practical advice – pick up some top tips for your project at Build It Live! Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Below is the timetable for this years’ session at Build It Live Bicester 2018.
Build It Live 2018 programme:
10.30 Designing your Self-Build Home
This taster explains the design process step-by-step. What you need to consider, how to ensure the home fits your lifestyle and how to work with your designer to achieve your dream home.
11.15 Making the most of your Graven Hill plot
Looking specifically at Graven Hill, we explain how to make the most of your plot and provide you with more detailed information on design, low-energy homes and project costs.
12.00 Introduction to Self-Build
If you are considering self-build for the first time or still searching for a plot, then this session provides an essential introduction to the process
13.00 How to Find Land
Top tips for finding that all-important building plot. This taster session will investigate ‘is it a plot or not?’ What to look out for, managing risks and purchasing land
14.00 My energy efficient home
A run through of the options for self-builders wanting to build a greener, more energy efficient home
15.00 How to build a Home
Taking you through the build of a home stage by stage, this taster looks at the practicalities involved in the construction process of house building