Dualchas | Building two storey houses on Skye can be difficult, as the planning department often has a preference for one and a half story forms. It was therefore important to convince the planner that the building would blend in to the backdrop of the hill. A decision was made to clad the building in larch, so that when the timber weathered, the building would match the colours of the surrounding tree bark and rocks.

Dualchas | Building two storey houses on Skye can be difficult, as the planning department often has a preference for one and a half story forms. It was therefore important to convince the planner that the building would blend in to the backdrop of the hill. A decision was made to clad the building in larch, so that when the timber weathered, the building would match the colours of the surrounding tree bark and rocks.

Residential Architecture: The Jewel Box House by Fraher Architects: “..London-based Fraher Architects have completed a house extension in Islington that is wrapped in larch batons and has a flower-covered roof..

Residential Architecture: The Jewel Box House by Fraher Architects: “..London-based Fraher Architects have completed a house extension in Islington that is wrapped in larch batons and has a flower-covered roof..

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