Domed Home - Galloway Activity Centre | Scotland, UK
The building is a holiday home in a Lochside location within a holiday park/activity centre.
|Building Design||Langwell Design|
|Client||Riddick and Son Builders|
|Location||Loch Ken, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, UK|
The accommodation comprises 3 bedrooms on the ground floor and a large living space at first floor with loft space above the stair pods.
A small footbridge gives access to the first floor.
All elements of the structure have been fully modelled and analysed using the powerful MasterSeries Building Design Suite.
To this dome-shaped building, the complex wind loads in all of the 8 directions were generated using the MasterKey: Wind analysis module.
The perimeter hollow section columns and the massive central tube column, which support the radial timber floor beams and the dome-shaped roof structure, were designed with the integrated steel design module. The timber elements, which are glued laminated, were designed with the timber design module of the MasterSeries.
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Independent and integrated design of timber elements to Eurocode and British Standard