Exterior, House Building Type, Wood Siding Material, and Glass Siding Material This former fisherman’s cottage on the Caledonian Canal was transformed in 2009 by Reynolds Architecture Ltd., which implemented an open plan layout that faces the ocean. Timber cladding and large windows unite with the historic façade of the home.  Photo 5 of 11 in Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland