Heritage Home, Berkshire
Blurring the lines between modern and traditional construction
A thatched roof on an offsite manufactured structure in a blink of an eye...really!
Speed: Delivered over 50% faster than traditional methods
Design: Achieved the original architects design
Precision: Connected to existing home and matched exisiting first floor level.
Energy efficiency: Improved u-value value targets
Innovation spray insulation and spray vapour and airtightness layer also finished with a traditional thatched roof
Building System - Timber Frame
External walls: Pre-Insulated Timber Frame / Intermediate Floor: Metal web joists / Roof: Timber Rafters Thatching Advisory Board Insulation & Fireboard System / Supports: Glulams & Steel Beams Vapour control layer: Airtight liquid vapour control membrane
U values (W/m²·K): 0.13 walls and 0.15 roof