After a couple of centuries in which we’ve gone completely mad in the wstern world and used everything possible to make comfortable houses and gardens, we’ve reached a turning point and find ourselves needing to conserve natural resources and careless attitude to spending. It was refreshing therefore to in a home restyling magazines, details outlining the very best in the new generation of self build and eco homes. They are quicker and much more affordable for the average family than a conventionally built house made of bricks and mortar. The local housing authorities have had decades to think about this and are now agreeing that the modern modular home, or flatpack as it used to be called, will be the best answer to the possibly never ending housing crisis. They are now becoming available to more than just those affluent families looking for a unique home without being challenged by the self build nature. There have been massive developments and some truly bespoke modular homes are becoming within reach – just needing a plot of land . . .