Idyllic cottage in the shallows
Location: Western Sealand
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.