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Ty Pren

Set against the backdrop of the Brecon Beacons in the village of Trallong, Ty Pren is a highly sustainable and energy-efficient reinterpretation of a long house. The larch cladding was felled nearby from the client’s land; slate tiles were recycled from local derelict buildings; and locally-sourced oak was used for the internal fit out. 

 

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) and high-performance windows allow the house to maximise solar gain in the winter and minimise overheating in the summer. The open-plan layout meant stability was a consideration, and Momentum designed a timber-framed roof to act as a diaphragm, transferring wind loads to the gable ends of the building.

 

Client . Penpont Developments

Architect . Feilden Fowles

 

 

 

 

© David Grandorge

© David Grandorge

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