Author: Joe Harmston

Joe Harmston is a theatre director and writer who also builds houses. His 35-year career as a director has taken him around the world and exposed him to numerous topics which have inspired his journalistic writing on social media. He lives with his family in the eco house he built in West Sussex.


Build Britain Better: why our housing industry needs urgent modernisation

Joe Harmston
Dreamscape painting of a tudor house in a bubble with a man and umbrella on top and pink clouds in the background

“Perhaps it is a tall ambition for Britain’s house builders, but why settle for a sentimental evocation of the past when you could aspire to an exciting journey into the future with all its possibilities?” New Sussex Bylines writer Joe Hamston, who is himself a house builder, makes the case for the urgent modernisation of our housing industry…