Gallery: White House: Scottish Ruins Transformed Into Modern Low-Impact...

 
The original stone walls shield the home from the prevailing winds and provide a sheltered courtyard. The home is designed to be naturally cooled, and a green roof over the center of the home helps maintain its internal temperature.

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  1. Finocchio March 18, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    I visited the coast of Scotland (along the Strathclyde) in 2003. There were many such cottages abandoned and just aching for an imainative eye. This fortunate example found just that fortunate eye. This simply defies description. To say it’s inspired is understatement. To say “I’d like to live there” is understatement. Well done.

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