Collection by Olivia Martin

Architecture Across Iceland, Scotland, and Ireland


It is far too easy to stick with England in terms of exciting modern architecture, but you would be remiss to skip the fantastic buildings to be found farther north.

Atop a living module that contains a kitchen and eating and living areas, Dominic Stevens waters the sod roof, which,...
The family sits around, and under in the case of four-year-old Kaz’ma, the sunken table for a snack.
Dominic Houlder’s monastic residence features a Caithness stone floor and oak-veneered walls and ceiling.
Folks from the Iceland Design Centre tend to identify the “Design District” as starting at least several blocks west of...
Northern Lights Bar (Iceland) designed by Minarc, nominated in Café/Bar category.
Kex is the Icelandic word for biscuit, and the 132-guest hostel was built in an old biscuit factory on the Reykjavik...

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