The Gyreum

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INSPIRATION

The most extraordinary building in Ireland’ The Name GYR-EUM derives from the Greek root ‘GYR’ meaning ’round’ – with the Latin ending ‘EUM’ implying ‘building’. As the Colis-eum means the big place, the Gyr-eum means the round place.

Situated in Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo it seeks to be invisible with its green roof merging with the slope between the plateau of Moytura and the vale of Lough Arrow.  It is aligned to the dawn and dusk solstices of winter and the solstice sun down of summer. www.gyreum.com


TYPE OF HOUSE

New build


POINT OF INTEREST

‘The most extraordinary building in Ireland’ The Name GYR-EUM derives from the Greek root ‘GYR’ meaning ’round’ – with the Latin ending ‘EUM’ implying ‘building’. As the Colis-eum means the big place, the Gyr-eum means the round place.

Situated in Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo it seeks to be invisible with its green roof merging with the slope between the plateau of Moytura and the vale of Lough Arrow.  It is aligned to the dawn and dusk solstices of winter and the solstice sun down of summer. www.gyreum.com


ECO ELEMENTS

Blends into the landscape

Underfloor heating

Vegetable gardens

Compost loos


CREATIVE ELEMENTS


ARCHITECT/DESIGN BY

BUILDER

Self


MATERIALS


HEAT SOURCE


WATER SOURCE


WASTE


GARDEN


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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