The layers that go in to making up the walls of a building. Starting with a brick outer layer and concrete block inner layer sandwiching the most important component of all, the insulation – and lots of it! In this…
At our first project on the Graven Hill site in Bicester, the bricks are being laid revealing the interesting shape of the building.
The external forms are taking shape at our farm cottage project in Oxfordshire. The Cotswold limestone work has harmonised the old cottage forms with the contemporary extension design using traditional rubble stone.
The windows are in and the cladding is on the exterior of this project in Oxfordshire. The wall linings are going in internally and the concrete hearth has been formed and floated.
Work has recently started on site with stripping out and refurbishing to make way for a more cohesive layout.
This barn conversion in Oxfordshire is reaching it’s final stages; the plastering is done and the kitchen along with other pieces of joinery are being installed.
At our own project here in North Oxfordshire, we’ve employed a clever technique for insulating the outside. This involves creating a continuous layer of insulation therefore reducing thermal bypass. More details can be found here on Charlie’s Blog at Homebuilding & Renovating , along with other posts…