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Case Study- House on Arainn Mhor Island

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Sheridan, Dougal and McMenamin, Deirdre (2006) Case Study- House on Arainn Mhor Island. Architecture and Detail, 26 . pp. 8-13. [Journal article]



This publication presents the innovative use of architectural materials to achieve a highly site specific design solution. In this case corrugated fiber cement, an inexpensive robust material, is used to allow a roof form and geometry and the internal spatial volumes of the project to respond to the topography and landform of the rugged Island landscape of Arainn Mhor. A set of details were researched and developed to allow this material to be used in this new application satisfying both the design concept and pragmatic issues of robust protection against the elements in this dramatic but highly exposed landscape.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > The Belfast School of Architecture
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Space and Place
ID Code:17636
Deposited By:Mr Dougal Sheridan
Deposited On:28 Mar 2011 11:55
Last Modified:23 Apr 2013 11:40

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