Paper Igloo – Award Winning Architects – Win Scottish Saltire Medal 2015

Huge congratulations go to Scottish architects, Paper Igloo, for winning top Scottish architectural prize, The Saltire Medal 2015, awarded by the Saltire Society this week.

Sustainable Self Build is working on a number of projects with Paper Igloo and we are thrilled for them at this recognition of their outstanding design.

The prestigious award, recognising excellence in Scottish house building, was handed over by well known Scottish architect, Ian Begg, with Margaret Burgess, Scottish Housing Minister For Housing and Welfare, at a ceremony in Edinburgh.

Guest chair, Toby Paterson said: “I firmly believe that our 2015 winners are shining examples of the very best of Scotland’s architecture.”

Paper Igloo’s winning project was for a stunning contemporary and sympathetic renovation and extension of The Old Farm House, Invergarry.  It won both it’s category of Renovation & Extension and also the overall coveted Saltire Medal.

The Saltire Awards said of the winning build that it was a: “..brave, self-build refurbishment of an existing farmhouse…beautifully designed and constructed to create an elegant family home. ”

Saltire awards - recognising the best in Scottish architecture

Saltire awards – recognising the best in Scottish architecture

Even better, Paper Igloo, are also Passivhaus qualified, sustainable desgin architects and their attention to detail and design is second to none.

AND Sustainable Selfbuild – Project Management  – is currently working with Paper Igloo, who are based in Kippen, Stirlingshire, on a number of interesting self build projects.   Watch this space…

See the award winning architects’ project here, explained by Paper Igloo Director, Mhairi Grant, featuring at 7mins 40 secs …

Congratulations Paper Igloo on your well deserved recognition!    The Old Farmhouse was a self-build and fully project managed and constructed by the owner and Paper Igloo Ltd.

If you think you might need Project Management for your self build, or any aspect of your build, contact Sustainable Self Build on 07421763150 for a free consultation.

www.paperigloo.com

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