The architects demolished the existing buildings, using some of their outlines to create a series of new walls or various heights and orientations. They used local coursed limestone to build the main house and a range of other agricultural materials such as sawn larch timber, corrugated aluminium and Corten steel.
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The interior references the random width vertical cladding of the exterior. On the inside, the same material was planed and treated with a lye and a wax finish to maintain its color. It is butt jointed to allow the timber to move and natural cracks and undulations to appear across the boards.
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