Aird of Sleat

The clients came to me with an amazing site with staggering views and an open minded and flexible brief. Together we carefully chose the right location on the site to capture the views in 3 directions with the main living spaces to the front and the private bedroom spaces to the rear. Read more…

Colbost

This house was built for a family of 5 and their many friends. It was designed as a response to an old perfectly plain black shed nearby and to compliment the clients’ sister’s house next door which is a traditional looking white house. The house is a group of buildings set around a courtyard with the main living spaces to the front and the bedrooms to the rear stacked on top of each other. Read more…

The Shed, Tokavaig

The shed is the most personal of my projects as it is the house I built for myself in 2008. It is based on the robust agricultural sheds with a double layer of larch rain screen over fibre cement cladding. The ground floor has a large kitchen, dining and living space with 3 bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room off it. In the centre of the room is a 8kw woodburner placed on a concrete surround. Read more…

Geary

The cottage had not been lived in for a while and needed total repair. A cast concrete extension was removed and the original cottage was taken back to the stonework and restored including a replacement red diamond roof, new sliding sash windows, and a new dry stone wall finished with turf. A new opening was formed in the south gable allowing for a new large sliding glass door and a future extension. Read more…