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Joseph Thurrott Architects are an award winning, Edinburgh based practice. The work of Joseph Thurrott Architects is not based on a particular style or singular approach. The intrinsic possibilities that each project has to offer are explored within a framework of continuous dialogue with clients, consultants and communities.
A double volume design that creates a flexible family living space.
The house is made up of two primary volumes: a 'closed' north volume provides an environmental buffer whilst giving privacy to the occupants. An 'open' south volume provides maximum passive solar gain and a direct connection with the garden.
1: Open plan living, dining, kitchen
Timber stud frame breathing wall construction wrapped in a proprietary insulated render system with Scottish larch cladding. Zinc metal sheeting to roof.
Predicted annual running cost for heating: £435