Situated on a gorgeous hillside with panoramic views of the Cairngorm Mountains and the Spey Valley in Scotland, Torispardon is a stunning residence design applied by Architects Stuart Archer and Liz Marinko. The undertaking is a rehabilitation of an previous cottage and steading situated on the location: “As a result of state of disrepair it was determined to rebuild these two buildings sustaining their massing and footprint. Early on within the design course of it was determined to introduce a 3rd modern construction, the Hyperlink, and be part of the three buildings along with glass. To nestle the brand new buildings into their context, the Steading is sunk partially within the floor, slicing into the land behind because it rises; the Hyperlink additionally has a retaining wall to the rear of it to emphasise the identical impact”, defined the architects
Every of the three volumes has its particular perform: the Cottage accommodates friends and could be closed when not required, the timber Hyperlink homes the primary entrance, utility and kitchen, and the Steading has the main bedroom and residing areas. Frameless glass components are employed to visually separate the three buildings, while permitting them to bodily work together.
The designers opted for a versatile structure, with a view to serve the residing wants of a various variety of friends all year long: “From the Hyperlink, there are just a few steps down into the Steading which reveals a double peak residing house with vaulted roof, sunk barely into the bottom. The sitting space has a big nook window with deep oak reveals that permit friends to take a seat and look over the panorama past. A staircase results in a mezzanine cosy at 1stfloor with entry to a stone clad balcony. To the rear of the Steading there may be the master suite with dressing, ensuite and 1st flooring research with balcony.” [Information provided by Architects Stuart Archer and Liz Marinko; Photography: David Barbour]