Accoya deking, France countryside

Indoor living bought outside with Accoya facade and terrace

Renovation and extension

Renovation and extension

Accoya was chosen for the façade and wooden terrace of a renovation and extension to a 300 m² villa in the heart of the Vaucluse region in southeast France.


The villa now connects to a wooden annexe via a large panoramic terrace, with both structures clad in vertical Accoya slats.


The Belgian owners chose Accoya having seen a similar example in the administrative centre of Mechelen. The area of southern France experiences a large swing in temperature and conditions between seasons, providing challenging conditions for many materials. Accoya’s superb durability in external applications supported with a 50 years above ground warranty, attracted them to the solution. With the owners saying of the Accoya, “after one and a half years, there was neither movement nor warping of the slats.”


Novlek  provided the HardWoodclip fixings, with Norsilk manufacturing and distributing the profiled Accoya for the decking and the façade. Due to the unique 45-degree bolting process, the mounting screws are invisible, reducing the risk of injury when walking barefoot. The owners chose a minimum distance of 3 mm between each board which can be retained easily due to Accoya’s stability.




“Thanks to the varied applications of Accoya wood, the old plastered walls could be covered and harmonised.”

Philippe Gonnet – Project Architect


Accoya cladding, Accoya decking
Accoya deking, France countryside
Project Statistics

Project Statistics


ARCHITECT: Philippe Gonnet


MANUFACTURER: Novlek and Norsilk


Applications used in this project


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