“This project in Powys, Wales was set in a small clearing in an Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) woodland. The client wanted to blur the lines between interior and exterior and create something that fits into the landscape. The house had to be eco-friendly, healthy to live in and affordable.
Elimination of toxic building materials is one of the biggest advantages of natural homes built with natural materials. People living in modern homes built with industrial materials often develop ‘sick house syndrome’ that includes a long list of ailments such as dizziness, irritability and allergies. After working in construction most of my adult life this toxic garbage can give me an almost instant headache. It builds up in your body over time.