the attractions of self-build
Self-build is a growing trend.
It took us a year to find a plot for our four-bedroom self-build.
built by the occupant
or involving building by the occupant
In 1998, there were 15,000 self-build projects.
Self-build mortgages used to be a highly specialized corner of the market.
verbWord forms: -builds, -building or -built
to build (a home, etc) for one's own use
The couple chose to self-build so that they could afford a large home.
Most self-built homes are assembled from kits.
With modern materials, the task of self-building a yacht isn't as difficult or time-consuming
as it used to be.
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