Transforming a former piggery in Aberdeenshire into a striking three-bedroom home

Life in this converted farm building has been massively improved, thanks to a reconfigured interior and a smart new extension
David Barbour Photographer

The line of beauty

Sharp and sleek and pared back to the bone, this house on the west coast needs no adornment With its long, low profile and glass...

A gloriously unconventional house with 270° views of Mull

A far-flung corner of Argyll is home to a new-build with sublime views all round
Black corrugated cladding from Cladco combines effectively with the original reclaimed stone of the old stables and the strips of larch. The pyramid shape was chosen as it gives the most space without overshadowing the neighbours.

A crumbling garage in Portbello is brought back to life with a Costa Rican...

Satisfying the whole family’s requirements, while being inspired by two very different worlds, this ‘shack’ is champion material
The elegantly symmetrical front of the house. The section in the middle was previously little more than a passageway; now, it has been opened up to the extension to the rear, creating much more living space

Rethinking the layout has filled this former coach house in Aberdeenshire with light and...

The year-long construction included a few steep learning curves, but the resulting light-filled home has an abundance of character

This family extension gave a traditional steading in Aberdeenshire a new lease of life

Thwarted in their original expansion plans, the owners of this steading took a very different approach to get the space they needed

A clever interpretation of a classic bothy offers an artistic solution to make and...

This ready-made bothy has been designed to give artists – and everyone else – a place in which to create and dream

A modern build in Glasgow inspired by Alvar Aalto

A coolly modern house inspired by the architecture of Finland’s Alvar Aalto has made itself at home in Glasgow What A contemporary four-bedroom new-build home Where Bearsden, Glasgow Architect McGinlay...

This Edinburgh flat was revived by its architect owners

The potential of this huge lateral apartment was sorely ignored until new architect owners rethought its layout and released its promise 
The gable shows the exterior’s reclaimed stone, as well as the new window openings

This restored cottage in remote Sutherland is a deeply satisfying blend of the best...

Monastic minimalism coupled with a Scandi-Scots aesthetic makes for a special cottage retreat