STA Awards shortlist for the Derbyshire Longhouse.

STA Awards shortlist for the Derbyshire Longhouse. | A modern take on a Derbyshire Longhouse, beautifully designed, location considerate multi-generational house using a steel frame and fabulously performing SIP Build UK (SBUK) SIP panels.

What are the Structural Timber Awards?


The Structural Timber Awards feature compelling examples of what can be achieved using the most natural and sustainable materials. The STA Awards is a celebration of outstanding projects, inspiring individuals, and the coming together of an industry.

Construction professionals are again invited to congregate at this prestigious awards ceremony on 04 October 2023 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, to celebrate architectural achievements and engineering ingenuity in timber construction. 

Derbyshire Longhouse

Shortlisted for the STA “Private Housing Project of the Year” 2023

Planning history for the site showed 26 previous residential planning applications for the farm – all of which had been refused. Jillian the architect told them that the only real route for them to get planning permission was to go through a special section of the planning regulations called ‘paragraph 79’ – it had to be a house of exceptional architectural quality that could only be built in the landscape surrounding it so it becomes part of the landscape. After 2 years of application approval was granted.

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