SLIDESHOW: "Hen House" Treads Lightly on the Scottish Landscape

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ground floor plan

credit: Rural Design Architects

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The house is designed with view and climate in mind.

The form of the house deliberately narrows to the north, reducing its surface area, concentrating the view and leaning into the weather, while the cellular support spaces are clustered to the south. The lighthouse in the distance acts as a beacon to draw the focus of the house.