Bramble Cottage, Hertfordshire

2019-12-06T10:01:56+00:00

Constructed on the outskirts of Harpenden, this flat roof two storey building was completed in 4 days and has gone on to reach Passiv-haus certification. Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire Building type: Two storey detached Build method: Crane-erected modular timber frame Initial design: Bere Architects Build Date: July 2019 Features Interlinking high-load structural beams. [...]

Nun accommodation, Amaravati Buddhist Monastery

2019-11-29T17:27:37+00:00

Constructed for the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, these buildings provide accommodation for the Nuns who live and work in the monastery grounds. Both timber-frame buildings are built to a Passivhaus principal specification. Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire Building type: Single storey detached & One-and-a-half storey detached Build method: Crane-erected modular timber frame Initial design: Ecoarc – Ecological [...]

Shepard’s Barn, Lanchester, County Durham

2019-10-17T09:39:40+00:00

A 120m² converted barn in Lanchester, County Durham Location: Lanchester, County Durham Building type: One & Half Storey Semi-detached Build method: Crane-erected modular timber frame Initial design: Leap: Low Energy Architectural Practice Build Date: November 2018 Features Erected within the original remaining barn walls Tech [...]

Cabercoorie Passivhaus home in walled garden (Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway)

2019-03-06T10:16:22+00:00

A single storey 313 m² Passivhaus home built within an historic estate house walled garden We appointed Eden to build the main body of our house from a shortlist of 6 companies. On paper, they ticked all our boxes and we were further encouraged after a visit to their factory which was [...]

Family Home in Durris, Aberdeenshire

2018-08-29T21:33:21+00:00

Ferndown is a detached family home in a beautiful Aberdeenshire woodland setting. Location: Durris, Aberdeenshire Building type: One-and-a-half story detached Build method: Crane-erected modular timber frame Initial design: Sam Foster Architects Build Date: December 2017 Features Steep pitch 45 degree warm roof construction with dormers Tech spec [...]

Bassenthwaite Parish Rooms (Cumbria)

2017-07-22T13:48:26+00:00

This village hall was built to Passivhaus standard, to replace the recently demolished cold and draughty hall on the same site. The Parish Rooms comprise a large single-storey main hall and a two-storey area containing a large kitchen, meeting rooms, toilets and plant room, with lift access to the first-floor areas. The hall was made [...]

Passivhaus EnerPHit renovation (Ranton Green, Staffs)

2017-01-07T10:09:28+00:00

Our clients for this project chose to refurbish an old farm building to the Passivhaus standard for renovations, known as EnerPHit. A new build wasn't an option for them, due to local planning restrictions preventing new developments in the locality.  To achieve this very high level of energy efficiency, we installed a new timber frame inside [...]

Two-storey Passivhaus spec home (Findhorn, nr Inverness)

2017-01-07T09:41:53+00:00

This home, adjacent to the well-known Findhorn Community Foundation, has been built to Passivhaus standard, and will go through the Passivhaus certification process on completion. Location: Findhorn, Forres near Inverness Building type: Two-storey detached Build method: Crane erected modular timber frame Architect: EcoArc Architects Build Date: August 2016 Features Built [...]