Air Architecture

The Secret Cottage, Anstruther, Fife, Scotland

Conversion and change of use of a 17th century stable and smithy, listed grade B.

No amendments were possible to the exterior walls; the roof includes 9 rooflights, all of which are motorised to create stack effect rapid cooling in summer. The interior and roof were completely rebuilt and new services installed. Solar water panels are incorporated on the south-west facing roof. a full-height atrium runs through the centre of the building. Short listed for Leaf International Best Use of Space Awards, 2013.

  • Interior of atrium Air Architecture Minimalist dining room

    Interior of atrium

    the atrium runs through the centre of the building; bedrooms looking into the central space at first floor level have siding doors behind structural glass upstands

  • The Secret Cottage, Anstruther, Fife, Scotland Air Architecture Minimalist kitchen

    The Secret Cottage, Anstruther, Fife, Scotland

    the kitchen and dining area, with Dinesin douglas fir flooring

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