Dyer House

studioKAP, Falkirk, 2011

 

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A mews-scale building that sits discreetly below the existing brick villa

The house's Iroko-clad structure rests on a single-storey stone plinth nestling behind the trees and walls that currently characterise the Drossie Road side of the site. A pebbled roofscape presents a ‘fifth elevation’ and offers presentable views from neighbouring houses.

Two parking spaces and a turning area are located below a decked terrace to minimise their presence in the entrance courtyard.

Power is in part generated by a ground source heat pump and PV panels. The thermal design exceeds required regulation levels, with hemp insulation and a breathable envelope.

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  • Begun: Nov 2010
  • Completed: Dec 2011
  • Floor area: 184m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £402,000
  • Address: Falkirk, United Kingdom

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