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Lusta House, Isle of Skye

West Coast of Scotland Home by rural design Architects in the Inner Hebrides

9 Feb 2011

Architect: rural design

Location: Isle of Skye, Western Isles

Lusta House, Isle of Skye

Lusta House Skye

The house is on a spectacular site on the edge of a steep drop down to Loch Bay in Northwest Skye, with the view opening up to the islands of North Uist and Harris. Concerns about height required a low profile design, the monopitch roof and staggered plan is oriented south to draw the maximum amount of light into the deep plan.

Lusta House Skye Lusta House Loch Bay

The low energy design encompasses high levels of insulation and minimal heating. The external form is clad in scottish larch, and the roof is sunusoidal fibre cement sheeting.

Loch Bay House Skye West Coast of Scotland Home Lusta House Loch Bay by rural design

Lusta House images / information from Rural Design

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Location: Lochbay, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

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