Alea tiny houses in Safenwil, Switzerland

Tiny houses are not a new concept. Nevertheless, architect Blum  Grossenbacher is setting new standards. Here, comfort and sustainability are  key.

Building Location
Safenwil, Switzerland
Project type
Project size
Blum und Grossenbacher Architekten AG
Bütikofer Immobilien
Schaer Holzbau AG
Products used
Majcoat® 350, Majcoat® 150 & 150 SOB, Wigluv®, Fentrim® IS 2

In this project in the canton of Aargau, ten tiny houses are moving beyond their traditional definition. They combine the advantages of sustainable, compact construction with upscale home comfort.

The processed solid wood is visible even on the inside and brings nature into the living space. The large, in-built window façades also offer a direct connection with the surrounding environment. Care was taken to source regional materials for the construction. This made it possible to reduce the ecological footprint further while guaranteeing quality.

Timber construction specialists schaerholzbau ag are renowned for their high- quality projects. Here, everything had to fit snugly into place, including in the airtight and windtight layer. Schaerholzbau ag use a wide range of SIGA products. The fact that they were able to get all the sealing products for this project from a single source is just one of the reasons why schaerholzbau ag and SIGA have been working together for years in the construction of high- quality buildings with low energy consumption.

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