For the Love of Architecture

In a flash, tech savvy world, where can you find authenticity and quality?

This question was nagging me the other day as I sat in the sunshine with my notepad, reflecting on the challenged of setting up my new venture MAAC Studio.

Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.

Ray Eames

Stone Repairs 01

Stone can withstand a fair amount of damage, just as well because it is constantly under attack. Pollution in the atmosphere, frost, salt from pavements and roads, bad workmanship and poor repairs, the list goes on. Eventually there comes a point when replacement is the only option.

5 Essential Tips for Buying a Traditional Home

Scotland has many beautiful stone buildings that are full of charm and character. Built from natural materials they look great and fit perfectly in the landscape. Inside, the tall windows cast a calm, soft light into elegantly proportioned rooms. Its a dream form many of us, but if you are not prepared the reality can be disappointment or heartache.

An Unexpected Journey

Have you ever come across a view or landscape that lifts the spirit and makes you stop for a second ? 

An unexpected trip to Aberdeen, rekindled a sense of adventure as I headed into Moray this week. Any trip along the A96 induces a sense of dread, so when the sat nav suggested a trip via Carrbridge, Aberlour and Dufftown I was ready to give it a chance.