First of the questions arising when building a house is what type it shall be? It all becomes clear when you list all preferred features of the house on a paper. At the top of the list, we are sure, you will list things like stylish, original architecture, cosy, warm, low maintenance required, low performance costs. Majority of you will not forget about sustainability and ecology, natural building materials. A building material that represents all of those features is wood. Thus, timber frame technology shall be your number one choice.
What makes Timber Frame houses special?
Robust and reliable construction. It is successfully replacing block and steel constructions. Timber Frame constructions are characterized by extremely high durability and reliability. When built properly, wood constructions and materials are strong and resistant to environmental.
An economical choice. Economy manifests itself in two stages: during build-up and further performance.
Many construction companies and architects choose panel-frame houses because of the fast and cost-effective construction option: work in a factory is well organized and perform the highest and most precise quality; manufacture runs according to software produced detail drawings diminishing mistakes; materials needed for offsite production are estimated in advance and result in fewer quantities needed and less waste; no influence of weather conditions on materials; minimal tools and machinery is required for assembly of panels and there is no money wasted on downtime. When timber frame house is finished it is also economically performing: low heating costs, low maintenance required.
Ecology + trend. Wood – ecological, renewable, the natural raw material closest to man, creating a safe environment for health. For those reasons wood never misplaces its popularity compared to other building materials.
Timeless aesthetics and cladding options. The timber frame can be easily applied both in a chic classic or modern style home, and in creating ascetic, Scandinavian designs. Timber Frame allows for complex architectural solutions. Wood can be varnished, painted and otherwise decorated according to individual design and style ideas. Timber frame houses can have limitless external cladding options such as brick, stone, render and not only wood.
Due to the many advantages, such as energy efficiency, air-tightness, warmth, durability and eternal aesthetics, the timber frame is suitable for the construction of both individual residential houses and schools, kindergartens, hotels, leisure buildings and even garden offices.