The house is in a natural environment and we wanted its materials to be natural.  Wooden materials have been chosen as much as possible both to minimise their impact on the environment, and to ensure a healthy internal environment.

Wall build up system

Wall build up system

The walls and roof use a construction method promoted by the Natural Building Technology Centre which is an all timber construction.

Wall build up system

Wall build up system

A timber framed structure with wood fibre insulation between and on the face, then a breathable membrane and timber cladding to the outside.   Its breathable, natural insulating and dense to provide thermal mass.

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