Moxon Architects | Cairngorms, UK 2015

Formerly used to winter sheep, this granite steading in Aberdeenshire has been sensitively converted into a temporary workspace for Moxon Architects’ Scottish office, while they await completion of their permanent studio in 2019.

The studio incorporates a steel block insertion, creating a building within a building, containing a kitchen, wet room and storage space. The treatment of the steel has been parkerised (given a protective phosphate coating) and finished with beeswax, allowing the compact space a sense of depth.