Case Study 6 – Carrochan

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Project Name: Carrochan, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority Headquarters

Building Type: Commercial

Location: Balloch, Alexandria

Architect: Page\Park

Project: This National Park Headquarters provides a flexible workspace for 120 people. 35% of the National Park is made up of forest. This is reflected in the building with timber as the main construction material, creating an affordable, sustainable building. It is the largest green timber building in the UK, using the UK’s largest sections of green timber with the biggest posts measuring a massive 650mm x 600mm x 6.2m long.

Materials Featured: Douglas Fir Frame, Scottish Larch Cladding, Sheep’s Wool Insulation, natural slate.

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