Tag Archives: Barn house

more than a Guest House

The Oak Pass guesthouse uses height and a small footprint to maximize panoramic canyon views and strengthen its connection to the tree filled site. The lower level consists of rehabbed and enlarged barn and newly constructed living spaces. With the upper floor clad in timber paying homage to the barn and allowing the materials to connect. Designed  by Walker Workshop...

a modern historic barn

This beautiful historic gambrel barn was partially destroyed in a fire. The owners commissioned Specht Hapman to reconstruct the barns exterior and to completely redesign the interior for use as a new home. The exterior incorporates traditional forms and materials in a way that respects the other historic buildings on the 8 acre site. Whist the radical reconstruction of the interior creates a free and...

the coach house

A stunning coach house stable from 1760 has been converted into a spacious house by Netherlands design studio Zecc architects. A mishmash of built curiosities from previous renovations were removed reinstating the historical elements and large spaces. The stable, still complete with hay racks, stone troughs and iron cast horse heads, is used as a living room. The original tack room is now the entrance...