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* Residential Architecture: Ty Hedfan House by Featherstone Young

Posted by the editors on Friday, 3 August 2012

Residential Architecture: Ty Hedfan House by Featherstone Young: “..This house cantilevered over a river in Wales is by London studio Featherstone Young..Called Ty Hedfan – meaning “hovering house” in Welsh – the residence is divided into two contrasting wings..The first is cantilevered over the river and contains the double-height living room, kitchen and dining room, plus bedroom and bathrooms in the roof space, all arranged around an elevated courtyard..The second wing is submerged in the ground and covered by a green roof, containing a guest room and study room..The house is made from locally sourced materials including slate, stone and wood..”  Interesting form, extensive glazing, nature views; cantilever, green roof, skylights; interesting interior volumes and materiality: wood, stone, slate, glass..

See our post on another project by Featherstone Young: Architecture: Providence Row Activity Centre by Featherstone Young.

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