The project, a modest-sized two-bedroom home, is seen as a key exemplar in terms of demonstrating the potential of combining client-driven design delivered via a low-impact and low-energy modular timber house model – using local industries and home-grown materials where possible.
Project: An Cala
Location: Assynt, Sutherland
Square metre: 150 approx
Date start and finish: On site Sept 2017 to June 2018 though mostly built off site prior to delivery.
Architect: Mary Arnold Forster http://maryarnold-forster.co.uk/
Short project description: A CLT modular build – assembled in factory in Invergordon and delivered and erected in Nov 2017 in 4 days.
Completed: June 2018
Key Local Suppliers
Main contractor: Carbon Dynamic (responsible for engineering, building and exterior/interior finishes) https://www.carbondynamic.com/
-Larch cladding and Interior Douglas Fir wall and ceiling linings, doors
-Grey Linoleum – Forbo Nairn https://www.forbo.com/flooring/en-uk/
-Windows – Treecraft https://www.treecraft-woodwork.com/