Timber frame construction in Ireland

Timber is naturally breathable and eco friendly; we look at how homes are built with timber frame in Ireland today.

In this article we cover:

  • What is timber frame
  • Stick build construction
  • Open versus closed panel construction
  • How timber frame kit suppliers work, with a breakdown of each stage
  • Who does what on site with the different timber frame options
  • How timber frame is assembled
  • Log homes and green oak frame
  • Eco builds that use timber frame


Written by Julian Owen

Julian is the author of Kit and Modern Timber Frame Homes, ISBN 9781 86126 9508, published by Crowood Press.

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