“We have found Ian and the rest of the team very easy to work with and... they have helped us through the difficult tender procedures and dealt with builders for us so that we are now about to start the exciting...build process.“
Super insulated timber frame sustainable build that is split over two levels, providing the illusion of a single storey from the gate entrance. ARCO2 worked hard with changing owners to provide a space adapted for sustainability as well as homeliness.
ARCO2 have received a lot of recognition for this new build:
LABC SW Winner of Best Sustainable Design
2012 Green Apple Award - Gold
Built in Quality Awards 2012
Selfbuilder & Homemaker Feature
SelfBuild & Design Feature Jan '13
As well places in final lists.
- Partially earth bermed hides building’s size from neighbours
- Beautiful curved walls
- Passive solar sunspaces
As well as this build being high spec and beautiful, the interior is warm with family life built into the design. The veluxes and large windows provide natural light with a focus on the kitchen as the centre point for activity. Little Tregullas is the perfect combination of everyday homeliness and award winning architecture.
- Large high open plan living space
- Cosy bedrooms
- Abundance of natural light
The house has been designed to minimise its impact upon the landscape and environment. ARCO2 have utilised recycled insulation, breathable construction and natural materials. Passive solar heating, solar thermal and photovoltaic collectors to generate electricity. Underground bedrooms with thermal mass and green roofs.
- Living roof
- Super insulation (300mm)
- Passive and solar generated energy