upknorth: reconstructed mountain chalet built on the ruins of a stone alpine farm in the South Tyrol mountains. Complete with hanging fireplace and irreplaceable alpine views. via up knörth. Photo by Christian Shaulina
On the tiny island of Coll with just two hundred residents off the coast of Scotland sits a modest masterwork of modern renovation – a brand new home slotted delicately inside the (reinforced) crumbling stone ruins of an ancient local manor.