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Rural cottage in Scotland reborn as an elegant light-filled writer’s home

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 03, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified May 02, 2016

Although the Blakeburn Cottage expands the footprint of the original building with additions to the east and the west, the renovated structure manages to minimize its visual impact on the landscape thanks to a carefully chosen materials palette—vertical strips of scorched larch clad the entire building—and its simple, single-story gable form. In contrast to its dark timber facade, white walls and pale wooden floors dominate the interior. Skylights and large windows flood the full-height rooms...






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