Fiscavaig House Rests on Stilts to Minimize Environmental Impact


This tiny Fiscavaig Hen House by Rural Design near the Isle of Skye in Scotland was designed with the local ancient landscape in mind. With a need to minimize its environmental impact and provide virtually no disruption to the surrounding area, the tiny timber home rests on stilts and is only 70 square meters in size.


The stilts allow the home to soak in views from the north and the sun rays through the south. The angle reduces the need for more space and leans in to work with weather patterns, providing maximum solar gain in the winter and plenty of natural light throughout the year.

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The Hen House is available for rent for vacations and holidays. More information and images can be found at

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