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7 Aug 2010

Plockton Housing

Architect: rural design

Date: 2008-10

Location: Lochalsh, Ross-Shire, Western Isles

Plockton House, Lochalsh property

Lochalsh Housing

This Lochalsh residential property project is completed.

The 24 houses for a sensitive site at Burnside in Plockton explore a richer typology than normally found in the typical semi detached landscape often found on the edge of rural settlements.

The use of different housing forms – the terrace, lean-to and barn – create a layout reminiscent of historical rural patterns, in particular the drying Barns found in nearby Duirinish, and throughout Wester Ross.

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Plockton Housing images / information from Rural Design Aug 2010


Plockton Houses

Date: 2008

Architect: rural design

A mix of materials, stone, harl, timber, slate and corrugated sheeting further explore the rich variety of form commonly found in a highland setting.

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Plockton Housing images / information from Rural Design May 2008

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Location: Plockton, Lochalsh, north western Scotland, UK

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rural design are an architects studio based on the Isle of Skye. Thet have established an architecture practice specialising in the design of buildings and landscapes in the rural landscape of scotland. Their first house on Skye – the Wooden House – appeared in numerous magazines after featuring on ths site.

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