architectonic ­ swan bank retreat centre ­ projects

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swan bank retreat centre

conversion of the existing grade two listed barn and cart shed
into a facility for groups of up to 16 people, for the provision of
courses regarding the environment and self development.

residential provision for four in en suite double rooms and six in
a shared bedroom.

natural and ecological building products will be used: new
structure fabricated from timber from sustainable resources;
hempcrete used to insulate the building fabric; reclaimed stone
used for all external fabric repairs.

a sustainable approach to energy and natural resources will be
implemented: composting toilets and an ecological soil water
drainage system; grey water harvesting; water supply from
natural spring and bore hole; photo voltaic and solar thermal
panels and a biomass heating system using timber from trees
growing on the property.

swan bank retreat centre