HilberinkBosch Architects creates asymmetric barn using wood felled from their own land

Several century-old oak trees provided wood for the structure, cladding and shingle roof of this workshop, which HilberinkBosch Architects designed to sit alongside their studio. Annemariken Hilberink and Geert Bosch created the barn after discovering that several trees on the site of their studio in a converted farmhouse, in the Meierij region of The Netherlands, needed to be cut

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Worrell Yeung adds minimalist black barn to traditional property in Upstate New York

US architecture firm Worrell Yeung has pared back the rural vernacular of the Hudson River Valley to create a contemporary black barn next to a countryside home. The minimalist structure is an addition to a traditional property sited on a 30-acre (12-hectare) plot in the town of Ancram, New York. “This modern barn adopts an

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Asher deGroot builds Swallowfield Barn with help of local community

It took a village to build this barn for livestock in British Columbia, which Canadian architect Asher deGroot designed for his parents’ farm. To construct Swallowfield Barn, the architect’s parents Dennis and Jenny deGroot undertook most of the labour themselves to cut costs, with the help of 60 volunteers. The agricultural building was constructed in

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Black-stained barn built by Macdonald Wright Architects at Caring Wood country house

Macdonald Wright Architects has added a barn clad in black-stained boards to Caring Wood – a Kent country villa that is vying to be named the UK’s House of the Year. Corvid Barn was erected close to Caring Wood house, which the London-based firm worked on with Niall Maxwell of Welsh studio Rural Office for Architecture.

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Maurice Martel disguises office building as contemporary barn in rural Canada

Canadian firm Maurice Martel Architecte has designed a contemporary wooden barn to house offices for an insurance company, blending in with the rural surroundings and vernacular architecture. The complex measures 13,460 square feet (1,250 square metres), split across two large, timber buildings. Exteriors are clad in grey-tinted spruce, laid vertically, with ample glazing that adds a

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Old Suffolk barn transformed into countryside bed and breakfast by Blee Halligan Architects

Bedrooms inside this barn conversion extension in the English countryside are defined by the peaks of a sawtooth roof, which Blee Halligan Architects added during the building’s renovation. The Five Acre Barn is home to a bed and breakfast, and is set between the Suffolk seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Thropness in the East Anglia

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Carney Logan Burke creates barn-shaped guest house in rural Wyoming

US firm Carney Logan Burke Architects has used reclaimed wood to build this gambrel-roofed dwelling, which sits on a remote site and looks toward a mountain range in the American West. The Barn is located in Wilson, a tiny town in western Wyoming. It is situated on a 15-acre (six-hectare) property with expansive views of the

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Antonin Ziegler covers abandoned barn in zinc plates to create rustic home in northern France

Zinc plates protect the ageing wooden structure of this barn in the French village Notre-Dame-de-Bliquetuit, which was been transformed into a house with its own spa by Antonin Ziegler. Parisian architect Ziegler and his studio chose zinc as a replacement for the weatherbeaten cladding of The Barn house, which stands on the edge of the wheat field

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