Bramble Cottage, Hertfordshire


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, ADL Developments


Constructed for ADL Developments, 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 Architecture [...]

Shepard’s Barn, Lanchester, County Durham


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)


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


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)


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)


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 [...]