Structure apply Ann Nisbet Studio has created a timber-framed home, named Cuddymoss, inside a stone destroy in Ayrshire, Scotland.
With the goal of retaining the type of the ruins, Ann Nisbet Studio inserted an insulated timber body into the present destroy and created an adjoining timber-clad extension.
The 171-square-metre home is fashioned of two gabled buildings located perpendicular to at least one one other, related by a glass hall.
Constructed inside the lengthy, slender destroy, the primary home has an area materials palette of stone, brick and Scottish slate, whereas the extension construct is clad totally with timber.
The renovated destroy comprises a central, double-height dwelling house, kitchen and eating space, with bedrooms at every finish, together with a workspace and bed room accessible by way of a metal staircase from the primary dwelling house.
In the meantime, with within the second constructing is a separate lounge, with giant home windows punctured into the amount framing views of the encompassing panorama.
White partitions have been offset by a metal structural body and gray furnishings to create brilliant interiors within the central dwelling house, whereas stone partitions of the destroy characteristic within the bedrooms.
This dwelling house options wood floorboards and tan-coloured furnishings, providing a hotter materials palette.
Historic Ayrshire brick was sourced close by and used to restore the present stone construction, whereas 10-15 per cent of the reclaimed Scottish slate used for the roofing was sourced on-site.
In response to the studio, the destroy was restored with minor amendments to retain its aesthetic, cultural and historic qualities to keep away from romanticising the construction.
Throughout the stone destroy the studio created areas for nesting and roosting areas for native wildlife.
Moreover, an intentional lack of a manicured backyard encourages the expansion of beforehand overgrazed land.
Ann Nisbet Studio is a Scottish structure and design agency specialising in rural structure. The undertaking by the studio is considered one of 4 buildings shortlisted for this yr’s RIAS Andrew Doolan Greatest Constructing in Scotland award.
Different residential initiatives present in rural Scotland embody an workplace and residential by Mary Arnold-Forster Architects and a gabled guesthouse by Sutherland & Co.
The pictures is by David Barbour.