The Scottish Seabird Centre, set on a rocky promontory, is a low asymmetrical building; its battered stone and larchboarded walls are sheltered by a dramatic copper roof - a series of curved and overhanging planes which were inspired by the form of a bird's wing. To integrate the building in its natural surroundings, the roof height has been reduced by housing exhibition and auditorium spaces at a lower level. The public spaces on the ground floor - reception/restaurant - are arranged ...
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