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Grand Designs – 10 Inspiring Timber-Frame Projects


“These stunning self-build projects demonstrate the versatility of this tried and tested construction method. 

Strong, cost-effective and environmentally friendly, there are several benefits to constructing with timber frame. Timber is a natural, renewable and sustainable resource, while timber-frame thermal performance provides high levels of insulation. Houses built in this way often come as kits, making them a smart choice for self-builds and bespoke designs alike. Factory-produced homes can be erected in days, so aren’t susceptible to delays due to inclement weather. This form of construction offers flexibility and can be designed around budgets, meaning that from standard specification kit packages to fully bespoke architect-designed projects, there is something for all…

New Tradition:

This home in West Sussex was manufactured off-site by local firm Scandia Hus and built in a traditional style to complement its stunning countryside location. The firm, which offers a range of services from supplying the frame to a complete finish, worked closely with the homeowners to ensure the views were maximized in their bespoke design. Spacious, but with plenty of cosy nooks and recesses, this property has lots of character – from the arched timber doors and Georgian bar windows to the tiles hung in the style so distinctive to the local Sussex area. (01342 838060,”


Pages 141-142 –  Grand Designs Magazine –  January 2018

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An energy efficient show home

We were pleased to receive a four page feature case study on our energy efficient Adelia show home in the February edition of Selfbuilder & Homemaker as well as the cover page. The article gives a written walk through of the key design features of the timber frame home and showcases the top quality and energy efficient credentials of our build.

Come and see for yourself the high quality of our build by visiting Adelia. Appointments to views can be made online or by calling 01342 838060

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The new Scandia-Hus show home offers the latest in timber frame design

We were pleased to receive a three page feature case study on our Adelia show home in the February edition of Self Build & Design.

The article gives a written walk through of the key design features of the house and showcases the top quality and energy efficient credentials of our build.


New Scandia-Hus Show Home

Timber frame house designer Scandia-Hus has opened a new show home at its sales office in Felcourt, West Sussex. The highly glazed 2,806 sq.ft property is a contemporary twist on the chalet style homes commonly seen around European ski-resorts. The home features an upgrade to Systemair full heat recovery system, British Gypsum lifestyle wall board applied to all walls and aluminum clad Tanums Swedish triple glazed windows.

A Vaillant ground source heat pump powers the underfloor heating throughout the property as well as the hot water. The new show home is a radical departure from the company’s more conventional designs, which have largely been based on the local vernacular of West Sussex.

Full feature can be found on pg. 4 of Self Build & Design December 2015 issue.


Scandia-Hus finalist in South East LABC Awards

Article in the summer issue of Self Build Homes regarding Scandia-Hus becoming a finalist at the South East LABC Awards.

Since the press release was issued earlier in the year, Scandia-Hus’ entry went onto the Best Individual New Home at the awards. The team is now looking forward to attending the national LABC Awards in November to see if Westbrook will win the national Best Individual New Home category.


New show houses

Article in October’s issue of Self Build & Design announcing the construction on the first of three show houses in the grounds of Scandia-Hus’ offices will begin this October.


Best Individual New Home in the South East

The July/August issue of Professional Housebuilder & Property Developer features an article on the awards winning Scandia-Hus property Westbrook. Winner of the Best Individual New Home in the South East at the 2014 LABC Awards, Westbrook has been put forward to the grand final of the LABC Awards which take place in November this year.

Scandia-Hus win Best Individual New Home in the South East

The news of our recent awards win at the South East LABC Awards has been featured as a news story on the Southern Homebuilding & Renovating Show website.

For further details on Westbrook the Scandia-Hus entry which won Best Individual New Home please click here.



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Housebuilding Directory

Feature included in the August 2014 issue of Build It magazine, aimed at providing readers with a guide to design and package companies to help them decide who to employ. Scandia-Hus are listed under timber frame packages on page 100 of the magazine.


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Best Individual New Home award

County Border News (includes titles such as Oxted News, Tandridge News & Lingfield  News) has published an article announcing Scandia-Hus winning the Best Individual New Home in the South East at the recently held LABC Building Excellence Awards.