The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

 

WT Architects have taken an original stone house, that was built in the mid-1700’s, and transformed it into a home that’s livable in today’s world.

 

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

The home is located on the Isle of Coll in Scotland. The original stone building was abandoned in the mid-1800’s as it started to crack.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

When the current owners acquired the building, it was more of a ruin than a house, so they worked with WT Architecture to create a home for their family.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

They decided to incorporate the ruins into the design of the new home, keeping as much of the original building as possible.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

The new part of the home has large floor-to-ceiling windows that take full advantage of the spectacular view of Grishipol Bay.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

An original stone wall creates a sense of the old within the new home.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

Here you can see how another stone wall, which has been stabilized, has had new windows installed into the original structure.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

Upstairs, a large window seat provides the perfect view for relaxing and reading one of the books from the bookshelves.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

A small home office is tucked away and covered in wood.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

In the bedroom, there’s a glimpse of the original building through the glass panel.

The White House by WT Architecture

Photography by Andrew Lee

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