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Yew Tree House

Project information

Client:  Confidential

Project Date: 2011

Site Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Project Status: Construction Finished

Bespoke home on the small plot (2010)

Half buried into the ground, it is a hybrid construction of low cement concrete below ground level (GGBS) and structural laminated timbers above (Glulams).

The house also incorporates sweet chestnut cladding, a sedum roof, MVHR ventilation unit, rainwater harvesting, solar thermal and low energy appliances throughout.

It has been designed to also include photovoltaic solar panels, and a compost toilet; both of which should be installed in the near future. The project recently received the National Energy Efficiency Award from the Federation of Master Builders (March 2011).

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