When their clients were unsure whether to renovate this historic ruin on the northern coast of Scotland or build an entirely new house, WT Architecture advised them that by partially occupying the ruin they could actually do both.  Photo 16 of 17 in A New Book Examines the Art of Breathing Life Into Forgotten Architecture

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When their clients were unsure whether to renovate this historic ruin on the northern coast of Scotland or build an entirely new house, WT Architecture advised them that they could acteually do both if they partially occupied the ruin. When there was no economically feasible way to fix a substantial structural crack in the wall, it was retained and turned into a feature of the new home. 

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