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Garden Studio

comments (4) August 26th, 2011 in Project Gallery
Edinburgh Edinburgh, member



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Photo: Garden studio, built with SIPs.

SIPs were used throughout including the curved roof, insulated splines used to join panels mean no wooden rafters or studs break the insulated envelope. No cold bridges mean the roof can be unventilated. EPDM membrane is simply adhered to the deck. A ventilated rain screen of cement board is used to clad the walls. Oak glazed doors within an oak portal frame stiffened with fitch plates at the corners, create a sturdy front elevation


Design or Plan used: My own design
posted in: Project Gallery, SIP built studio with curved roof.

Comments (4)

Davidkraft Davidkraft writes: Do you have any more photos or details on this project?
Posted: 9:47 am on June 15th

Martin1511 Martin1511 writes: Wow, nice design just what i want to add to my garden, any chance of sending me the drawings ?
Posted: 6:49 am on June 18th

Edinburgh Edinburgh writes: Thanks cjmasterbuilder. I just noticed my text refers to fitch plates. That should read; flitch plates, i.e. metal plate reinforcement sandwiched between wooden members bolted together. This stiffening may not be absolutely necessary but I prefer to 'overbuild' & the stainless steel bolts make a interesting detail of a structural element.
Posted: 10:57 am on September 3rd

cjmasterbuilder cjmasterbuilder writes: Nice design!
Posted: 12:12 pm on September 2nd

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