Courtyard House, Galway

This Courtyard House, located on the outskirts of Galway City, repositions the “traditional back garden” into the centre of the home, providing , in effect, an outdoor room and a safe play space in view at all times. The courtyard plan allows for light filled and private interiors,     a very secluded and sheltered garden space, and a seamless spatial transition from inside to outside. The house uses an air to water heat pump, heat recovery ventilation system, a high level of air tightness and has an A2 rating.