Feb , Ty Pren translates literally as House of Wood , as timber drove the design strategy throughout The building was clad in larch, sourced and felled from the client s estate miles away, and subsequently milled on site The untreated cladding has a predicted life of years, larch trees have been planted on
Jul , The birch plywood wall panels on both sides of the kitchenette slide open to reveal an artist s wash up sink and a shower room Anthracite zinc and Accoya wood cladding, concealing an insulated steel and timber structure, have been chosen for their durability and stability and they compliment with the
Mar , WoodBlock House also has the unique atmosphere of a house built only in timber and glass, with a sensual quality that has to be seen, touched and smelt to be fully The massing and CLT panel structural system is expressed through the articulation of the facade in relief and choice of cladding.
Jun , Mesh fencing and the brick walls enclose an entrance courtyard facing the street The main ground floor areas are arranged to make the most of the views and accommodate living spaces connected to the outdoors South Street by Sandy Rendel Lewes Architects in Lewes, East Sussex The simple plan
Dec , Grand Designs explores some of the smallest properties in the running to be named the UK s Home of the Year including a once cramped London A glass floor skylight at the front of the house adds makes the rooms even brighter, and it s all perfectly complemented by the warmth of the oak timber used
Jul , The main reason was that it is usually considered for new builds, but the real problem facing much of North America and the UK is insulating what we have built of all natural materials, including a timber panel house insulated externally with st , plastered in clay and then covered with a timber cladding.
Jun , It emerged that the blaze spread through external cladding fitted to thousands more UK buildings after warnings fell on deaf ears by a fridge fire Experts warned the blaze was spread by cladding panels which are fitted to countless buildings across Britain Residents were seen jumping from upper floors