News & Reviews

Two Bedroom House 

Isle of Mull


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This two bedroom, off grid house was designed for a coastal site on the island of Mull. The house has an ensuite bedroom and a  dramatic split level living space with panoramic views of the magical coastline.    


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Faraway Treehouse is a romantic, off grid design with a vintage chic interior with a freestanding  bath, feature double bed, high level sleeping platform, chandeliers and even its own quirky nest!    

The new Echo Yurt features amongst inspring contemporary  buildings in  Slippery Edge's Architecture collection. More... 

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 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... 

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" Light-filled off-grid tiny home on wheels"

Like a recepticle for golden sunlight...

Its the kind of TreeHugger-friendly design that reconnects you back to nature without being pretentious or overdone.more...

Kimberley Mok, Treehugger

 House on Wheels: 

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"Un vrai petite coin de paradis, ideal pour le repos et la meditation."


Yurt With a Twist

Tiny Living magazine features our new Echo Yurt. more... 

Upland Announces

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 .  

December 2015

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

Stargazer wins Eco Shed of the Year 2017

This little woodland room has a skylight, slot windows and wood burner and can be designed to accommodate a variety of uses. more...    

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 

Our Nature/Stargazing Pod for the stunning, award winning Ardgour Estate ! Designed to sit in the grounds of their beautiful holiday accommodation at Cuil Moss Cottage

"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." 

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Despite being geared up for self- reliance,the WAVE Eco Cabin has a slick deign with a curved exterior clad in Western Red Cedar and a stylish interior. "

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Thanks to all who visited our stand in the Grand Village at Grand Designs Live, 2015 for the launch of our new WAVE eco cabin. 

Online magazine Slippery Edge "focusing on the exploration of beauty and creativity" features our House on Wheels . More...

Echo Living has won a "Best Of Design" on Houzz... visit our Houzz profile page  

Award winning online German designmagazine IGNANT features our House on Wheels project. more... 

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"Interiors : Modular buildings in a Dumfries & Galloway field make for a holiday home with a difference"

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Top 20 New Hotel, Hostel and Campsites in Mainland Europe and the UK for 2015

Brockloch Treeehouse amongst "the most exciting new and upcoming places to stay in 2015"

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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 online magazine 

Tiny House Swoon 

publishes our "Wave Eco Cabin" and "Crete Tiny House"

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"Echo Eco-pods Are Modular Marvels"

American Custom Wood Maunfacturing magazine, Woodworking Network,interviews Sam Booth... 

'Big Dreams Grow

from Tiny Houses'

November 2015


"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 I understand firsthand both the problems and the joys of small scale living," he says."

Editor's Choice by Karen M Koenig



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"Brockloch Bothy...the Jack London log cabin reinvented by astronauts."

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"Echo's Modular Eco Pods Scale Up From Office to Off-Grid Home"

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Echo Living's Bothy and Treehouse have both featured in episodes of Channel 4's 'George Clarke's Amazing Spaces' You can see them here...

Brockloch Bothy : Series 1, episode 1 

Brockloch Treehouse : Series 4                      


On Brockloch Treehouse...


'It's a celebration of nature. It's so much more than just a place to stay - it's an experience.'

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".


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Colour panels feature in our natural timber interiors are painted with Earthborn organic paints. Read Earthborn's case study of Loch Ken Eco Bothies. 

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. 

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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.  

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Enjoy an off grid experience and  book a stay in Brockloch Bothy or Brockloch Treehouse with Brockloch Eco Retreat.   

The new echoWAVE featuring Pollmeier Baubuche

"The echoWAVE is manufactured in Scotland using high quality materials, fixings and finishes sourced from distinguished UK and European suppliers, including Pollmeier."