Material Considerations: Case Studies

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Material Considerations: Case Studies
A library of Sustainable Building Materials

A number of case studies are on show in Material Considerations highlighting excellent examples of sustainable buildings projects. These have been grouped on our website here.

The library supports Architecture and Design Scotland’s promotion of innovation in construction in Scotland and the Scottish Government’s commitments to the development of a low carbon economy.

This free library is now open to the public Monday – Saturday 10:30-17:00 and no appointment is necessary. You can find it at Level 2, The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU.

To find out more about Material Considerations click here.

Image Credits: Alan Dimmick

Case Study 1: EcoSpace

This sustainable development centre at Fife College features timber construction and a green roof.

Case Study 5 – Creagan Gorm

Creagan Gorm Cottages provide functional, robust and affordable social housing for key workers in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.

Case Study 36 – Brockloch Bothy

This off-grid modular holiday home features a Cross Laminated Timber structure kept cosy with Sheep’s Wool insulation.

Case Study 35 – Cultybraggan Hut One

Originally conceived as a temporary building, this WW2 Nissen hut has been secured for another generation using innovative construction materials.

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