Forest School / Eco Classrooms
Alba Green Oak Frames and Low Carbon Studio are working together to design a place where children can play and learn. The space is designed to be environmentally friendly.
- It can be one or two storeys like a tree house class room or studio space.
- A fun space for learning, playing or working in a forest/woodland
- Sits amongst trees, treads lightly on woodland with no or minimal removal of trees
- Quick & easy to install pre-fabricated oak or douglas fir frame and insulated wall, floor & roof panels
- The space is adaptable and could be used by schools, clubs of all age ranges.
- WC/shower - The space can have toilets which could be composting if it can’t be connected to the public sewer
- Services - Water supply for a sink drained to a soak away
- Electrics and data sockets
Low Energy features
- Passive solar design - south facing to maximise sunlight.
- Super insulated prefabricated walls, roof & floor.
- Triple glazed windows/doors.
- Local recyclable materials.
- Treads lightly on environment.
- Low energy heating & lighting.
- Natural ventilation and lighting.
- Heating - options include solar heating or air source heat pump
- The price range depends on size and specification but would typically be £35k-£75k
Most importantly, it's a place where children can learn about and have fun with the environment.