Scottish architects Holmes Partnership has won a competition to design a series of homes on the seafront in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire. The competition was run by the Incorporation of Architects (RIAS) in Scotland and sponsored by regeneration company Irvine Bay and site owner McLaughlin Construction. It attracted 48 submissions from across the UK.

The site has views over the Firth of Clyde to the Isle of Arran and the home will be built to Eco Homes very good standard.