Idyllic cottage in the shallows

Location: Western Sealand

Country: Denmark

Volume: Expanded clay sandwich blocks, Expanded clay standard blocks

Owner Builder: Exclay masonry

Designer: Architict Stig Müller, Copenhagen + Specifier J.J. Byg A/S

Problem / Solution

New build cottage close to the Great Belt sea, aproximately 120 m².


Great robustness of material to environmental exposures. Insulating properties. Stable construction with external walls built from sandwich blocks and internal walls of standard expanded clay blocks.

Why expanded clay?

Exposed location with impact of wind, water and salt. Good thermal performance. Expanded clay sandwich blocks met all the requirements.