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New Directions

BAARN Kit Houses
BAARN is an exciting new kit-house service offered by Roderick James Architects. These prefabricated kit-house designs are based around off-site fabric first construction principles for reduced costs and improved energy efficiency. The BAARN service includes adaptable timber-frame designs to suit your budget with all the benefits of off-site construction. Affordable timber-frame homes - simplified.
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Airship Homes
Exciting and robust aluminium living pods designed by Roderick James Architects and which can be erected as temporary accommodation or offer permanent additional living space. They can be dismantled and relocated if desired.
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Timber Framing Companies

Westwind Oak Buildings
Westwind are specialists in the design and construction of both traditional and contemporary green oak framed buildings. With nearly 30 years of experience under their belts, they boast a diverse and extensive portfolio, including working with Roderick James Architects on green oak and Douglas fir projects, which have been both large scale commercial and smaller domestic projects.
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Carpenter Oak
Carpenter Oak are one of the leading timber framing companies in the UK and have worked with Roderick James Architects over the last 25 years on the design and construction of Timber Architecture including contemporary houses, barn-houses, extensions, conservatories, boathouses, cabins, garden structures, public buildings and timber engineering.
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Media Focus

Grand Designs
The Grand Designs programme on Channel 4 is known for featuring stunning and inspirational housebuilding projects. Several projects by Roderick James Architects have featured on the programme.
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Homebuilding and Renovating
Projects by Roderick James Architects are often featured within this publication. The publication is known for aiding people whether they-re just starting out on their first self-build project, or putting the finishing touches to another conversion, this site has the inspiration and practical advice to help you along the way.
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Build It
Build It magazine includes features, case studies and practical information relate to building your new home. Roderick James Architects is often featured within this publication.
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Buildstore can help you find land, source materials and get financing.
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Plot Finder
Locate and buy building plots of land for sale in the UK.
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Period Living
Traditional homes, interiors, gardens, antiques and renovation are all discussed within this magazine. Projects by Roderick James Architects have often been featured within this publication.
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The RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) is the UK's leading body for architecture and provides advice on how to get the very best out of working with your architect.
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A website containing information relating to the Code for Sustainable Homes and EcoHomes.
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The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment promotes design and architecture to raise the standard of the built environment.
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The Forestry Commission
The Forestry Commission of Great Britain is the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands.
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TRADA - the Timber Research and Development Association - is an internationally recognised centre of excellence serving the timber and woodworking industry.
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The BRE (building research establishemnt) Group is a world leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisation delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment.
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Wood for Good
To make wood the leading solution, where suitable, for construction and interior use. Wood for good is a generic wood campaign, which started in 2000.
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Uk Timber Frame Association
The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) is the trade association representing over 85% of UK timber frame manufacturers and also the sectors key suppliers. Established in 2002.
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The Association of Environment Conscious Builders founded in 1989.
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The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)enables you to buy forest products of all kinds with confidence that you are not contributing to global forest destruction.
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Client websites

Oak Tree of Peover Wedding Venue
Oak Tree of Peover is a beautiful wedding venue in an Roderick James Architects designed oak framed building set in the Cheshire countryside.
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Design Studio V
A well planned space and inspirational interior design will give your home or your business maximum benefit and impact.
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