Ultra-Efficient Contemporary Passivhaus Plans

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Fact file: Ultra-efficient contemporary Passivhaus
Location: Ross-shire
Project: Self build
House size: 239m2
Bedrooms: 3
Architect: HLM Architects

Self build house plans re-created using Build It 3D Home Design Software


Following a visit to the Scottish Housing Expo, the Fenwicks were set on building a modern interpretation of a Highland steading that would be thermally-efficient and cheap to run.

The L-shaped house is ideal for the triangular plot. Due to a high water table and rocky ground it was decided to raise the floor height slightly to avoid costly excavation work.

A highly insulated pre-fabricated timber frame has been clad in blockwork with white render, complemented perfectly by larch cladding and large triple glazed windows.

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1 comment

John Roberts
Posted on

How do you get into bedroom 1 without going outside?

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