Split personality Mallaig home recognised by Dundee architects

Both portions sit beneath a diverging curved roof with rooms oriented to maximise views across the landscape. The higher southern section of the building is where the public rooms and master bedroom are located allowing equal views to the sea towards the west as to the mountains in the east.” In a statement CASA said: “Askivil inhabits a difficult but stunning site. Designed by Colin Andrew Smith Architect (CASA) Askivil is conceived as two distinct volumes, one stilted in order to ‘float’ over a machair and an adjoining element which has been cut into the ground.

Updated: 26.11.2014 — 21:55