Super-local energy-efficient Caretakers House is built from locally grown and felled timber
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The 120-square-meter Caretaker’s House is constructed from a variety of unseasoned timber, including larch, cedar, and spruce, but uses the wood for more than just its framework. The wood is also used for heating and insulation, particularly on the relatively closed north side, which features thick and heavy timber walls. In contrast, the south side opens up to the outdoors with a large verandah that extends the living space into the wooded landscape. Large windows bring natural light indoors and...