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The Sunday Stuga is a Compact London Cabin Flooded With Daylight

Posted By Tafline Laylin On April 18, 2012 @ 11:06 am In Architecture,Daylighting,Design | No Comments

Sunday Stuga, Liddicoat & Goldhill, London, cabin, daylighting, passive solar design, sustainable development, energy efficiency, natural light, green design, sustainable design, eco-design, storage shed, garden room

A weekend entertainment area and garden shed, this compact cabin was expected to match the energy efficiency [1] of the client’s main home even though it is bound on three sides by massive stone walls typical of Camden Square [2]. This specification was achieved in part by a zig-zagging elevation that orients the entire cabin towards the south in order to achieve the best in passive solar design [3].

In addition to warming the Sunday Stuga, a large south-facing window on the western facade permits loads of natural light, thereby reducing the amount of mechanical assistance the building will use – particularly during chilly winters. Simple, natural materials [4] were used and construction waste kept to a minimum, ensuring a simple but cozy place for the client to entertain guests over the weekend.

+ Liddicoat & Goldhill [5]

Via Dezeen [6]

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[1] energy efficiency: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_efficiency

[2] Camden Square: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camden_Square

[3] passive solar design: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passive_solar_building_design

[4] Simple, natural materials: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_material

[5] + Liddicoat & Goldhill: http://www.liddicoatgoldhill.com/work/eco-garden-room/

[6] Dezeen: http://www.dezeen.com/2012/04/17/designed-in-hackney-the-sunday-stuga-by-liddicoat-goldhill/

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