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Denizen Works completes Tiree house and holiday home

Emerging practice Denizen Works, has completed this home and guest house scheme in Tiree - the most westerly island of the Inner Hebrides

The 170m² project combines a ‘traditional Hebridean black house of painted stone with agricultural steadings clad in corrugated sheeting’.

Murray Kerr, who founded the 2012 AJ Small Project Prize-shortlisted practice in December 2010 (see new practices: #63 Denizen Works), said the scheme was ‘conceived as a living house, for the clients to use throughout the year, a guest house; containing three bedrooms and associated accommodation; and a utility [block]; containing much needed welly storage and space for the necessary effects required for island life.’  

Project data

Architects: Denizen Works Ltd.
Location: Heanish, Isle of Tiree, Scotland
Type Of Project: Residential
Structural Engineers: CRA Engineers
Project Architect: Murray Kerr
Client: Private
Funding: Private
Tender date: October 2011
Start on site date: January 2012
Contract duration: 18 months
Gross internal floor area: 170 m²
Quantity surveyor: M+B QS
Main contractor: John MacKinnon Builders
Annual co2 emissions: N/A

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