Surprisingly modern hut in the Scottish Highlands insulated with heather, moss and stone

This small hut nestled in the Scottish Highlands combines the influences of Le Corbusier’s iconic Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut and those of the region’s vernacular architecture. The building, designed by Moxon Architects, is covered with heather, moss and stone was gathered from local hillsides, which camouflage it and provide additional insulation.

The Culardoch Shieling hut sits in the grounds of the client’s Highland estate in the mountains of Cairngorms National Park in Scotland. Its…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/surprisingly-modern-hut-in-the-scottish-highlands-insulated-with-heather-moss-and-stone
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