HOUSEBUILDER’S BIBLE (2019)
Mark Brinkley, is best-known as the author of the Housebuilder’s Bible, which was first published in 1994, is now in its 13th edition, and has sold of over 175,000 copies. The book is based around Brinkley’s experiences and observations as a builder, developer, and serial self-builder having completed three self builds of his own including; an eco-renovation in 1980, a self build in 1992, and another that was completed more recently in 2018. The handbook combines up-to-date trade prices, planning guidelines and building regulations with deep insights into how and why we chose to build the way we do and how we might do it better. Key areas are highlighted with photos, graphics and tables and contents are fully indexed.