Gallery: Savill Building’s Curvaceous Locally-Sourced Wood Roof Resembl...

The low-lying Savill Building serves as a curvy and welcoming gateway to The Royal Landscape of Windsor Great Park. Its low profile and curvaceous roof are reminiscent of a giant leaf, and it was designed to nestle into the ground to assist in solar passive design without interrupting the tree line. The "gridshell’ roof is constructed from larch and clad with green oak sourced locally from The Crown Estate’s own sustainable Windsor Estate sources. With a large free spanning roof, the visitor center, which was designed by Glenn Howell, has a wide range of flexibility for indoor activities and offers beautiful views to the surrounding gardens.

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