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East Lothian House : Architecture

Contemporary Scottish House by Paterson Architects – Three Seton Mains, near Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

East Lothian House

Date built: 2005

Design: Paterson Architects

Location: Seton Mains, East Lothian, EH32 0PG, south east Scotland, UK

Seton Mains East Lothian House Modern Scottish House

A new 3 bedroom timber framed 120m² house built on the edge of a traditional East Lothian farm steading. Clad in Western red cedar the superstructure sits on a waterproof concrete base cut into the site grade.

Conceived as a modern interpretation of traditional rural artisan dwellings, the house draws on the language of autonomous agricultural structures and their settings within rural environments: Often in stark, but harmonious opposition to their surroundings.

The building, which is planned upside down, provides sleeping and sanitary accommodation on the ground floor, with an open plan living space on the first. Large openings are carefully sited to take advantage of spectacular views over the Firth of Forth to the North and East, with further views of Edinburgh to the west; whilst minimising overlooking of neighbouring properties. Sun and daylight are brought deep into the plan by two large overhead rooflights.

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House images © Keith Hunter

Shortlisted for Best Building in Scotland Award : RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture 2006 shortlist

Three Seton Mains : Scottish Design Awards 2006 – Best Residential Project nominee

Completed: Oct 2005

Architect: Paterson Architects, Three Seton Mains

Contractor: John A Smith and Son Ltd, East Lothian

East Lothian House : Building PR from Paterson Architects 14.11.05

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