The Shingle House Dungeness, Kent

Type of Development

Timber framed holiday house, made up of three linked units. Two single storey and one two storey. Timber cladding internally and externally with cast in-situ white concrete floors, chimney and stairs.

The roof and some external walls have been clad in cedar shingles, then painted in hard wearing Scandinavian paint. Underfloor heating powered by air source heat pump and back-up heating provided by a wood burning stove

Gross Floor Area

155 sq m

Completion Date

November 2010


Living Architecture

Design/Contract Admin

NORD Architects

Living Architecture


RIBA South East 2011 winner; Scottish Design Awards 2011; Architectural Review House Award 2011 Commendation


Dungeness, Kent

Contractual Arrangement

Negotiated contract from recommendation

Shingle House (image by Charles Hosea)

Key Features
  • Steico I-joists
  • Sustainably sourced timber
  • Super insulated walls and roof