The Brochs of Coigach

Polbain, Achiltibuie
Client | Private Client
Year | 2011

Overlooking the Summer Isles at the mouth of Loch Broom this pair of cottages are sunken into this luscious green landscape.


The process of sourcing local materials was a key aspect of this project. The stones were reused from nearby crumbling dry stone walls, timber lintels and posts were reclaimed from a local pier being dismantled and the turf was cut from grassland in front of the Brochs and all the meadow flowers and fauna were preserved.


Awards - Shortlisted RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2011

              - Regional Finalist Civic Trust Awards 2013


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