These publications are curated here as they are of relevance to the Custom and Self Build sector.
Self-Build homes: Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions
A collection of essays that looks at how the social dimensions connected with the sector might advance theory, research and practice, edited by Michaela Benson and Iqbal Hamiduddin..
Self-Build Homes: Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions is published by UCL Press, and costs £40 in Hardback/£22.99 in Paperback/£5.99 ePub or is free to download.
Get Together and Build Yourself a House
Build a Dream Self Build Association (BADSBA) Founder and chair Valerie Bearne has created an essential guide to helping people build collectively, Get Together and Build Yourself a House. This book is must for any Self Build group or Self Builder interested in starting or joining a group project of any sort, as it’s packed with practical advice on how to get started.
If you’re a developer or a community organisation with a plan on the drawing board to build a number of self build homes, the fund could be a very helpful way of financing your project.
The Book costs £5.95/e-PDF from BADSBA