This round wood timber framed house extension utilised timber grown on site
The Sweet Chestnut, roundwood, cruck frame has excellent insulation values with its use of lime rendered straw bales walls
Fully glazed gable ends let in the early and late evening sun while the South facing roof contains PV panels
The link building is a green oak timber frame, insulated with sheep wool while the thick green roof, again provids excellent insulation.
We predominantly use Sweet Chestnut for our roundwood timber frames as it durable, has excellent building properties and is abundant in the South of England.