Bedfont Lakes Pavilion
Bedfont Lakes was the first opportunity for Archer Architects to design a structure that truly married the techniques of off site prefabrications with the principles of low carbon construction.
The pavilion was constructed entirely of KLH cross-laminated timber panels, which were factory prefabricated and erected on site over a five day period. The panels themselves are made of timber off-cuts, recycled from lumberyeards and as such the thermal performance, coupled with the embedded carbon contained within the fabric made an extremely efficient and flexible form of construction.
A green roof was incorporated into the structure to enhance the thermal performance further and reduce rainwater run-off by 60%.