Awesome Invisible Viewing Cabin in Scotland National Park

Strathclyde University architecture students Angus Ritchie and Daniel Tyler designed and constructed ‘The Lookout’, a cubic and reflective structure located at the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland. The architects used hard wood and birch ply to create the nature-viewing box while mirrored stainless steel on its exterior was used to achieve the ‘invisible effect’. Two benches are placed inside the cabin wherein visitors can choose from a single or [...]

 

Tree-Shaped ‘Chapel of St Albert the Great’ in Scotland by Simpson and Brown Architects

Edinburgh-based Simpson and Brown Architects have designed this new garden Chapel of St Albert the Great in George Square, Scotland in 2012. Four tree-like Corten Steel columns support the structure and its curved, oak-lined timber roof. Large clay blocks with sandstone compose the thick masonry wall. Description by Simpson and Brown Architects: The new Chapel of Saint Albert the Great, in George Square, Edinburgh, was completed in late 2012. Built [...]

 

Cutest Shetland Ponies Wearing Cardigans Makes You Want To Visit Scotland

The national tourist board of Scotland thought of a playful campaign to attract tourists. The campaign stars Fivla and Vitamin wearing custom-knit cardigans as they pose on Scotland’s breathtaking landscapes. Still undecided on having that trip to Scotland? Fivla and Vitamin, two of the cutest Shetland ponies, is warmly inviting you over.    You can watch them here. Be sure to check out many more photos of Fivla and Vitamin here.   [via petapixel]