Locally Sourced Materials & Crisp Innovative Details
The structural frame and some of the floor and roof joists would be manufactured from locally sourced Douglas Fir or Larch, chosen for its strength, availability and durability. Much of the smaller panel timbers would also be produced from locally sourced timber but more likely to be Sitka Spruce.
- Wall Panels: The wall panels would be clad externally with zinc. The design team considered other materials and claddings but opted for zinc because it could provide a homogenous finish with crisp corner details and the overall sculpted element effect that they were looking for. The longevity and weathering properties of zinc far outweigh the other materials considered.
- Glazing: Triple pane with the supporting framework concealed behind the external cladding to give a frameless feature.
- Landscape: Materials and finishes are described here.
- Floor Panels: Manufactured in a similar way to the roof panels.
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