Architects take stock of Expo as show enters final furlong
August 24 2010
The single storey homes have been designed as a model for the affordable housing sector, demonstrating energy efficiency standards that outperform existing regulations by 33%.
Timber framed and clad in waste woodfibre boards the homes benefit from improved heat retention through the walls and roof.
In addition a service void reduces the need for unnecessary penetration of services such as electricity cabling and extract fans, greatly improving air tightness.
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