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Dark stone cottage opened up to the northern light

A light, bright home has been coaxed out of the dark, cramped confines of an old Aberdeenshire cottage If you’re about to embark on a self-build project,…

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Unusual progression for Renfrewshire new-build

Renovation would have improved the house that was originally here, but the decision to demolish and begin afresh has been truly vindicated Nothing, in the…

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A Lochaber hillside is home to a new masterpiece

Some people cast the net  wide when they’re looking for a site on which to build their dream home – anywhere will do if the views are nice and the price…

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B-listed garden flat given a new lease of life

Reconfigured and extended, this Glasgow garden flat has no down sides A garden flat, to many people, is the holy grail: you get a home in the heart of the…

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Extension brings a touch of modernity to suburb

A suburban bungalow in Edinburgh gets a fresh perspective on the world Location is always cited as the most important aspect of any house, and for good reason.…

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Restored fortunes

Fife’s Dunimarle Castle has been brought back from the brink and given a new life as a family home If you had stumbled across Dunimarle Castle a few years…

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At the sharp end

This Edinburgh house shows what’s possible when you take a new approach to building in the suburbs Building a modern house in a city of well-established…

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To boldly go

Added to the rear of an Edinburgh villa, this bright, brave extension allows 21st-century living within the confines of an 18th-century home Modern living…

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Against all odds

The views were fantastic, but nothing else about this site in the Southern Uplands encouraged building. The architect explains how he made it happen The…

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Nature versus nurture

There is much to be gained by ensuring a new house is part of the landscape When Mhairi Grant looks at the results of her first architectural commission, a…

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