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House Building

There are three crucial advantages that the STREIF closed panel timber frame can provide for a developer.

Faster construction times. With our timber frame system, construction times can often be reduced by as much as 50%. This means that houses can be marketed and occupied sooner ensuring developers a greater return on their investment and the ability to move on to the next project earlier.

Greater cost certainty. As a developer cost is everything and key to ensuring margins are met. As all STREIF timber frame houses are manufactured off-site which requires a forensic approach to the design before moving to the production stage, we can be sure the price you are quoted is the price you will pay. This means no nasty surprises or unexpected last minute costs as is nearly always the case with traditional on-site construction.

Much higher quality. As all our buildings are manufactured off-site under controlled factory conditions by fully trained craftsmen we can ensure the finished product is first rate every time. In fact we hold a prestigious RAL Quality Mark(Gütezeichen), one of many accreditations we have for the STREIF closed panel timber frame system and its manufacturing process. Just check out the certification page to see the complete list.

All of the above can give you the edge in a highly competitive residential market.

 

Skyfall

Built by Streif for a private client and designed by Darling Associates Architects. Skyfall is a large modern holiday home erected near the village of Bosham with stunning views out over Chichester Harbour and beyond. With an internal floor area in excess of 500 m² this contemporary dwelling provides space for all the family to relax and slip into the pace of life by the sea. Skyfall was constructed using... more

Larch House

STREIF supplied the closed panel timber frame system for the new private residential dwelling Larch House. The dwelling was designed by an architect as a self build on a small plot of undeveloped land in Brighton. Due to the nature of the site piling had to be carried out prior to the erection of the building. The house is designed to extremely high levels of sustainability in accordance with... more

Waters Edge

Built in 2014 for a private client and designed by Martin Critchell Architects. Waters edge is a modern villa style property erected by STREIF in East Preston, West Sussex a stones throw from the sea. The design incorporated large areas of glazing to soak up the sea views, these required window and door systems which were able to withstand all the British weather would throw at them. STREIF supplied... more

Slepe Farm

Built in 2014 for a private client and designed by RB Studio Architects. Slepe Farm is a large modern family home erected by STREIF in Arne, Dorset with views across to Corfe Castle. The clients brief included the need for improved sound proofing throughout the dwelling to meet the needs of family living. A simple fix using the STREIF system, all external and internal walls were double boarded to... more

Grasmere, North Dorset

Built in 2014 for a private client and designed by RB Studio Architects. Grasmere is a contemporary style property erected by STREIF in the village of  Shillingstone in the rolling hills of North Dorset. The modern design was grounded with the local environment by clever selection of natural external finishes. These consisted of dry stone walling (using locally sourced stone) and timber cladding, highlighting the flexibility of the STREIF building... more

The Nurseries, Lewes

Built in 2007 for Blue Sonic Ltd and designed by architects BPM, The Nurseries was the first large scale construction project in the UK to be undertaken by any German house manufacturer.  Eighteen traditionally styled townhouses were built by STREIF  in the  town of Lewes, East Sussex and were successfully marketed to the private sector. The homes benefit from high levels of insulation, good air tightness, integrated plumbing services, Schuco... more

Hogenboom Resort, Kronenburg

Built in 2010 and 2011 as part of a rolling programme for the Dutch holiday group Hogenboom, the twenty houses form the latest extension to the Kronenburger See vacation park in Germany. The project is a bit out of the ordinary for STREIF in that it is a supply only contract for the building contractor Homes Forever Ltd, who use their own crews to erect the houses. However, with similar contracts being undertaken in France,... more

Lindner Resort, Nurburg

Built in 2009 for the international Lindner Hotel Group, the holiday park at Nurburg next to the Formula One motor circuit was one of STREIF's largest build projects of late. The challenge was to build the 103 stylish, turn key houses commencing in March and to have the whole scheme ready for hand over and occupation before the start of the German Grand Prix in mid July. Because of the incredibly... more

Stoke On Trent College

Built in 2008 for Stoke on Trent College as part of the Nu Build 09 project in association with Advantage West Midlands, BRE and Kier, the semi detached houses are used as a demonstration facility for teaching modern methods of construction, offsite manufacturing and sustainable building technology to the college's construction skills students. The eco friendly STREIF building was designed to meet Level 4 of the Code For Sustainable Homes and still acts... more