Understanding the Architectural DNA of the Loyalist Cottage - Character, Constructability, Resiliency
Core Structure Diagram
The Echostone 6” insulated concrete wall system is used to create the Primary building Core or envelope (including a concrete flat roof “lid” for storm shelter classification). Secondary structures of wood construction utilizing time tested vernacular methods and materials will complement the core structure. This core can be used for both Typology A (Gable end) and the Typology B (Hip Roof) options.
Typology Evolution Video
Typology A - Base
The base cottage, with painted concrete walls and single wood framed porch, allows for the most efficient and cost effective phase of the typology. Window and door locations are designed to allow future growth such as filled-in-porches, additional porches and an architectural “skin” which can be added over time. Attic access for storage is provided in the concrete cap.