"The Bothan Project"


"Design a way for people and communities to better connect to and celebrate
heritage."

The idea is to give a sense of heritage by passing skills on to future generations. This would encourage those forms of architecture which are not bound by major building restrictions and are mainly a concern for architects, playing with the concept of micro architecture and hand built spontaneous ‘bothy’s’. We want to create a locally based community, encouraging the architectural expression of individuals and passing on skills that have been lost in time. This will be possible thanks to central workshops with a function of regulating, teaching and encouraging community and the use of materials of their local identity.

 

The project was a collaboration with the designer Caitlin Ann Bain.