Tom Lewis – The founder of Monachyle Mhor hotel and widely known chef, bon viveur and occasional farmer. His long standing fascination with architecture, design and the landscape has led him to buy every glossy book on huts, cabins, sheds and bothies that was ever published.

Dick Lewis – Runs the Farm at Monachyle Mhor and fixes, lifts, builds and operates anything. Nothing would happen without Dick’s can-do-will-do attitude and general relaxed attitude to using very heavy machinery for very simple tasks

Darran Crawford – Architect and mentor who has spent the last 20 years watching other people build things for him and now wants to get on the tools. Former tutor at Strathclyde University and long suffering mentor of young architects.