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Heat sink wall of bottles
recycled gantry from theatre

The Meat Factory

The Meadows, Nottingham


Client: Julian Marsh

Completed: 2011


A low energy house within a dense urban context, the scheme is designed to be comfortable in the much higher temperature summers that are expected later this century. The project covers sustainability in all aspects from its conextual footprint, loose-fit planning, passive solar design, thermal mass, careful choice of low energy materials, rainwater harvesting, waste composting, black/white absorptive/reflective cladding choices, ground source heat pump, solar hot water, solar and wind electricity generation and food gardening.

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