Contemporary Barn Inspiration By MU Architects

Posted 6 months ago by

Having a barn as a home may not be an ideal situation for some, but for a Canadian family just off of the St. Lawrence River it was the perfect inspiration. The Malbaie VIII Residence by MU Architects was derived from an old but tried and true concept. So the two storey home was constructed with…

Rustic Spanish Charm With a Contemporary Twist

Posted 2 years ago by

In Spain there are so many gorgeous rustic abodes, that it can at times be a completely unexpected adventure when there’s one gem that tells the tale of ancient bones combined with some contemporary updating. The exterior of this home is an amazing abandoned stable in Extremadura, Spain, where the plan is open and inviting with…

15 Contemporary Transformed Barn Homes

Posted 2 years ago by

Rustic flair has got a special place for many, and with the overwhelming popularity of barn themed weddings and mason jars galore– there’s also been a surge in demand for repurposed barn homes. If you’ve got an old barn or a similar project in mind for repurposing, the below 15 barns should spark a little something…

Rustic Meets Contemporary with Ochre Barn Conversion in London

Posted 2 years ago by

In the past we have encountered an abundance of conversion projects, with the majority being warehouse transformations. Featured here is a beautiful barn conversion from the design team at the London based studio Carl Turner Architects. Completed just a few short years ago in 2010, the Ochre Barn project took an old Norfolk barn transforming it…

Balancing Barn House by MVRDV

Posted 3 years ago by

Utilizing optical illusions within architecture can lead to some absolutely stunning results, and the Balancing Barn is a perfect example of this. At first glance, the Balancing Barn appears to be floating, hence the name. Upon closer inspection you will notice the minimal support system in place allowing this contemporary barn to hang over the ledge…