News & Reviews
SURFACE MATTER are champions of innovative materials,which includes the Richlite panels specified for our off grid office . Richlite is made from 100% post consumer paper ,Read what they have to say about our project...
Echo Living's Sam Booth
as Modern Maker for 2016
Echo Living's founder Sam Booth, was selected as the 2016 'Modern Maker' by D&G arts organisation Upland, and worked with local 15 - 25 year olds who designed and built a beautiful bird hide for RSPB reserve at the Crook of Baldoon in Galloway .
Echo Living's Brockloch Bothy features in Braun Publishing's new book, 'XS-SMALL HOUSES BIG TIME'. Includes projects by Renzo Piano, A21 Studio and Ateklier Oslo. Available from Braun Publishing
Real Home Inspiration:
Tiny House Enthusiasts.
Wayfair features Echo Living's designer Sam Booth as one of their Six Tiny House Enthusiasts , expressing in their own words. 'how we can bring big ideas to small spaces'. Sam's advice to fill the space with light can be seen at work in his own building designs...more
"Get off the Grid in style with the tiny solar-powered Wave Eco Cabin
Even though the Wave Eco Cabin is designed for off grid living, it demands to be seen...This sleek and sustainable cabin is a great way to get off the grid in style."
Featuring Brockloch Bothy...
'Stargazing in Scotland: a holiday where dark skies are welcome."
"With its wall of glass and its hilltop location it is the perfect pad for astronomy..."
American Custom Wood Maunfacturing magazine, Woodworking Network,interviews Sam Booth...
'Big Dreams Grow
from Tiny Houses'
"Designer Sam Booth was no stranger to small-house living. "I spent the first 12 years of my life living on a converted boat on the Thames in London...so I understand firsthand both the problems and the joys of small scale living," he says."
Editor's Choice by Karen M Koenig
A Grand Day Out - Amazing Sheds and Grand Designs at the Excel in London
"Whether you need a garden office, ultimate she shed/ man cave or bespoke off-grid retreat, the team at Echo living will make your dream space a reality".
Echo Living's designer Sam Booth and architect Drew Plunkett offer practical advice for designers and manufacturers, and examples from the best of interior design in 'Furniture For Interior Design'. Available from Laurence King publishers.
Brockloch Treehouse, Dumfries and Galloway: Branch out to an Amazing Space
"What happens when you let a dynamic architect loose on a private woodland amid the rolling hills of Scotland's balmiest region?"
Sam features in this beautifully filmed advert made by STV Creative for Business Gateway. Shot at Brockloch Bothy.