Our Blog is our News/Media section which aims to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening at English Oak Buildings from day to day.   Clicking on the images below will take you to our very latest stories.

Our Archive section contains all of the blogs and news items we have published over the last few years, so if you would like to see some of those articles, then please select one of the archive section links in the menu on the left of this page.

Make sure you also go to  our Videos section, where you can view a mini-documentary about the process of designing and fabricating an English Oak Buildings frame, as well as a fascinating timelapse film recording the raising of one of our largest frames to date.

The Oak Tree – just how did it become the national symbol of England?

If there's one piece of flora that captures the essence of England most, then there's no doubt it must be the oak tree. Durab [...]

Contemporary design vs Traditional design – which would you choose?

When choosing your new home, one question will invariably come up - do you want contemporary design, or a more traditional ae [...]

Channeling that French Interior Design chic in your home

Barn conversions are big in France, and it therefore makes sense that channeling this French Interior Design style in self-b [...]

Canada Day celebrations with this Canadian forest dwelling!

Happy first of July people - which also means it's Canada Day! We've decided to mark the occasion by showing you this stunni [...]

Our latest self build project in the English Oak Buildings workshop!

Here's our latest self-build project, for all those wondering what we've been up to recently!  Here's a sneak peek into the [...]

Three elements of oak design we’re loving

The piece of oak design furniture: Thomas Bentzen's factory-inspired sideboard for Muuto Image: dezeen.com Austere, indust [...]

Jazzing up your property with a pergola

The English oak pergola - a gorgeous addition to any property. Not to be confused with a pagoda (those tall, multi-levelled [...]

An oak garage? Not just for cars…

Think a garage is just for cars? Think again... We are often approached by clients who would like an oak garage - whether th [...]

Three ways to make your oak home Easter-beautiful

Happy Easter everyone! We hope everyone is having a glorious weekend, and looking forward to that extra day off tomorrow. Whe [...]

The evolution of a green oak barn – with hammer beam truss design!

Hurrah - another green oak frame has been completed, and we have a thrilled client who has seen their dream become a reality! [...]

Get a great night’s sleep in an oak framed bedroom

Since it's National Sleep Awareness Week, we've decided to share some top tips for getting the best night's rest possible, id [...]

Three pieces of oak design we’re loving right now

Check out these stunning pieces of oak design and architecture that we're absolutely crushing on at the moment: Forty-One Oak [...]