ARCHITECTURE: Low Cost Project Schemes Under 200k

Future By Design

Nomination

Young Architects will spend the bulk of their careers responding to the climate crisis. To do this successfully they need new materials, new design strategies and new ways of working. This project, the British Council’s Architecture project for COP26, addressed that challenge. Future By Design brought together young designers from 17 disciplines in two countries – Scotland and Ghana, in a north-south collaboration that created structures in Accra and Argyll. Future designers need strategies to re-use the carbon embodied in […]

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Coorie

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Coorie is an architecturally stunning, contemporary holiday home set in a unique spot, right on the shores of Loch Venachar, with spectacular views of the loch and the mountains. Owners Dene and Debbie saw the potential to replace an old shed with a holiday rental house. They imagined something contemporary, architecturally significant and unique to the Trossachs and to Scotland.  The couple have a design & build company, nest, based in Glasgow and they partnered with their pals at Cameron Webster Architects […]

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Craiglockhart Terrace

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When our clients first approached us they had one fundamental issue, they did not have sufficient space, both in bedroom provision for their growing family and the size of family living spaces. There were significant challenges to this, the property was a ground floor flat, i.e it had an upstairs neighbour, so we could not extend upwards, additionally, the ground level difference to the rear was vast and to come out at that level for any distance on the narrow […]

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Corr Cabin

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The first Corr Cabin was commissioned for Monachyle Mhor hotel, and completed in 2021. Located down a beautiful single-track lane that winds along the wooded banks of Loch Voil, Monachyle Mhor is an independent, family run hotel that has modern design and high quality, locally grown food at its core. With such limited site access, and given the sensitive nature of the site, the cabin had to sit lightly on the ground. It was designed so that it could fit […]

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Origami House

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The origami house features a new rear extension to a family home in the buchlyvie conservation area of stirlingshire. The ground floor plan of the existing cottage was composed of small, dark rooms which closed the house off from the expansive rear garden. The clients asked loader monteith to upgrade the home and bring the outside in. Loader monteith were briefed to design a large ground floor extension to allow for plenty of natural light, a new dining space, study […]

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