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Hand Made Structures. THREE RETREAT HUTS IN SPAIN made by Martin Hughes and Juliet Wallis. Keajraland - GRANADA. THE ROUND HOUSE. This is the first hut we built. The roof is a reciprocal beam design.

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Hand Made Structures

  • THREE RETREAT HUTS IN SPAIN made by Martin Hughes and Juliet Wallis


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Keajraland- GRANADA


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THE ROUND HOUSE

  • This is the first hut we built.

  • The roof is a reciprocal beam design.

  • Walls include a cord wood wall with a pentagonal window, a straw-bale wall and a wall made with bamboo canes.




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Interior

  • The interior view of the roof shows the ridge and A-frame construction. This is overlaid with pallet-wood and a screen of chicken wire.


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Details of the Construction

Looking out from the hut shows the incredible view of this location

This path shows how steep the ground is

A pentagon-al window set within a cord-wood wall

Here you can see the stone wall used as a protective foundation for the straw bale walls


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The Three Year Retreat

The inside is the size of a medium touring caravan and is ideal for a solitary meditator


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Residential Hut

An extension platform

Removable windows with fly screens

Foundation wall, damp-proofing


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Finishing Details

An alcove with a slab of marble, ideal for keeping food cool.

An alcove lined with mirror pieces, designed to be used as a candle stand, reflecting light into the room.

A window sill with tiles

A simple design feature made with a spiral of copper-bar and a glass bead

An alcove cut into the straw-bale and shaped with a sanding tool




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