This Scottish Holiday Home Is Topped With Grass From the Surrounding Hillside

“The tussocks camouflage the house, melting it into the landscape,” says architect Kate Brown.

Nestled into a hilltop in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park, this holiday home could be easily overlooked—but it’s well worth a second glance. Brown & Brown designed the retreat with a restrained palette, a low profile, and a green roof that almost completely disappears into the landscape when viewed from above.

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