Brecon Beacons, Wales
Ty Hedfan is a holiday retreat in Wales where an engineered solution for the local builder maximised the location of a sloped site bordering a river.
RIBA Award, 2011
RICS Award, Best Innovative Building, 2011
Shortlisted, RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize, 2011
Shortlisted, RIBA Manser Medal, 2011
Traditional grouted masonry walls were used to retain the clay slopes and a seven metre cantilevered living area designed to preclude footfall excitation.
A simple grouted tie system restrains an eight metre high dry stone wall.