The Coldwells Build Passivhaus range launches early 2024. Our ready-to-go, design-driven homes combine premium, sustainable materials with the speed and precision of prefabricated construction.
Taking on a construction project is daunting, so it can help to know what to expect. To learn more about the building process, why not give yourself a head start by reading ahead? Here, we share our expertise, industry-related knowledge and updates on our current projects.
Our clients sought to remodel, extend and improve the energy efficiency of their cherished period cottage, all whilst honouring its rich and notable history.
Finding good quality, buildable land is vital for a successful self-build or custom home project. Explore all avenues with our guide to discovering building plots in Scotland.
Where should you start with a new build garden? TV gardener, Scott Smith and garden designer, Iona Hilleary share their ideas to transform a bare, empty plot in Scotland.
Emma Whyatt, Director of Federation of Master Builders Insurance Services explains the types of cover your builder should have and which policies you should consider yourself.
Coldwells Build are honoured to be named Scotland’s overall winners for our Farragon and The Arbor House projects at the 2023 Federation of Master Builder Awards.
If you’re new to Passivhaus, Rupert Daly, Passivhaus designer and associate director at John Gilbert Architects, provides insight into this low energy building standard.
Which project is the most cost effective? Which is the fastest to complete? We look at some of the key elements to help you decide whether to renovate or build from scratch.
The Arbor House in Aberdeen is featured alongside some of the world’s most beautiful properties in June 2023’s edition of ELLE Decoration.
Get ahead of the curve and understand what the new building regulations mean and how you can build a compliant, future-proofed Passivhaus home.
Our latest custom build, The Arbor House, is featured in The New York Times this week. Coldwells Build managed the project over the course of 16 months, bringing to life the design by Brown & Brown Architects.
How much should you set aside to build your dream custom home in Scotland? Our cost guide includes real life examples, £/m² building prices and the factors affecting construction costs in 2023.
How much does an extension cost? Here are up-to-date figures to guide your project, plus what you need to consider when working out cost.
We spoke to Built Environment Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) about our mission to accelerate sustainable, innovative and future-proofed housing in Scotland.
Coldwells Build is proud to have delivered a renovation project which has tremendous community and cultural value.
With energy costs soaring and Scotland's net zero target fast approaching, we all need to be using less energy. We discuss the top 5 benefits of a Passivhaus home.
Nothing is worse than designing your dream home and then learning it’s out of reach. We explain the top 4 reasons why your builder should understand your budget.
A shortage of construction materials saw prices hit a 40 year high in 2021. Will the trend continue in 2022? And what could it mean for your custom home project?
The Coldwells Build team are honoured to be named national winners for our ‘Cornival’ project at the 2021 Federation of Master Builder awards.
From excitement to anxiety, we explore the emotional highs and lows of building a house and share what you can expect during the construction process.
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