A stunning coastline sandy beaches plenty of solitude and a scenic getaway that truly takes you away from the mundane and hectic life that surrounds you – Isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland has been a popular tourist destination for awhile now. Nestled on one of its many panoramic bits of paradise is the historic that was given a glittering and harmonious modern makeover by WT Architecture.
Large glass doors windows and smart design create a pavilion-style living space kitchen and dining area that is blessed with ample natural ventilation. While the lower level contains the public areas the top floor houses additional bedrooms and bathrooms. The L-shaped design of the house also creates a natural private retreat that becomes a part of the living space visually.
The use of traditional elements natural materials and unique textures aims to bring out the original rustic aura of the home even as a neutral natural lime-based whitewashed backdrop ensures that the ambiance inside is soothing and refined.
It is the lower level that houses the living areas while the top floor holds three bedrooms bathrooms and a cozy tranquil study. The original Georgian stone façade additional stone walls and the soul of the White House are carefully preserved and one can see that this is an overhaul that is sensitive to the historical context and the current needs of the project. A perfect alchemy indeed!
Adapting to the needs of its denizens and using fun geometric shapes and contrasting textures to keep the interior interesting this Israeli home is designed to evolve with changing lifestyle choices and decorating trends.