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Why Choose an Architect ?

Whether you are looking for tradition or innovation, boldness or understatement, an architect can lift your project out of the ordinary. Many people will offer to alter your building. It takes an architect to maximise its potential and to do it with flair, imagination and style.

MAAC Studio architects Inverness Edinburgh discuss maintenance strategies

The Labours of Love

This valentines day, don’t forget your other significant other.

So…  how would you describe your relationship with your home ?

thatched cottage MAAC Studio architects Inverness Edinburgh

Thatched Cottages

Traditional thatched cottages are few and far between these days. However, up to the Victorian era, thatching was the common form of roof covering, even in town. Many of the houses around Inverness were thatched.

When I was invited to inspect an authentic thatched cottage, on Skye, owned by the National Trust for Scotland, it was an opportunity to reflect on highland vernacular buildings and culture.

Enlightenment Edinburgh Challenge

Guess the Building.

We are enjoying our new surroundings, after months of planning we have now opened our Edinburgh office. So can you Guess what this building is, located only a stones throw from our new studio? There is no denying the gravitas of this beautifully crafted building.

Modern Living : Old Buildings

Traditional buildings are a wonderful opportunity to create beautiful living spaces. They have features that you just can't get with modern buildings. Here are 6 of our favourite architectural qualities that can be incorporated into your design to make a unique home or work environment.