House No 7 in Scotland wins the 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize

House No 7 in Scotland wins the 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize.

LONDON.- The Royal Institute of British Architects has this evening (Thursday 16 October) awarded House No 7 by Denizen Works the 2014 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize. The annual award recognises fresh architectural talent and smaller construction budgets. The considerately playful House No 7 on the Isle of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides is the restoration and extension of a B-listed Tiree black-house crofter’s cottage in a state of disrepair, into a contemporary family home and guest house united by a central glass atrium. Speaking about House No 7, Stephen Lawrence Prize founder Marco Goldschmied said: ‘House No 7 hails from a rich British tradition of buildings which are defined by the location of site and the traditional methods of vernacular construction. The rebuilt cottage and new living spaces cleverly wrap to create an intimate daylight space at its core. The result is an … More

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