Spray Foam Insulation

RIBA Award for Grillagh Water House, Northern Ireland

Grillagh Water House

Located on the banks of the ‘Grillagh River’, known to locals as the Pixies Paradise, Architect Patrick Bradley has designed this unique, bespoke dwelling.

Unlike any other house that has ever been designed and constructed in Northern Ireland, this house takes a completely new approach to rural architecture in the Irish countryside.

The house is the first modern shipping container construction designed and built in Northern Ireland. It was featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs TV show and has now also won a RIBA Architecture Award. The five projects which received an award were described by Martin Hare of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA) as “unprecedented”.

As well as being a Northern Ireland Award Winner, Grillagh Water House also won a Small Projects Award!

To make the containers habitable, the containers were insulated with BASF WALLTITE® Spray Foam Insulation to prevent the build-up of condensation that could cause metal surfaces to rust.

To read more about this project please see our Case Study  click here

To read more about the awards please visit the following links:

RIBA Awards


A Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award is recognised internationally as one of the most prestigious architectural awards.

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