5 Modern American Farmhouses

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August 21, 2013
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  Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the traditional farmhouse. We thought it was such an original take, we chose it for the cover of our October 2012 issue. Photo by Joe Pugliese  Photo by Joe Pugliese.   This originally appeared in Modern Take on a Traditional Farmhouse in Missouri.

    Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the traditional farmhouse. We thought it was such an original take, we chose it for the cover of our October 2012 issue.

    Photo by Joe Pugliese

    Photo by Joe Pugliese.
    This originally appeared in Modern Take on a Traditional Farmhouse in Missouri.
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  Tom Givone’s Floating Farmhouse includes a semitransparent addition with a roofline that matches the pitch of the original 1820s New York farmhouse. A porch, tucked under the side eaves, is cantilevered over a stream that runs through the property. Photo by Mark Mahaney  Photo by Mark Mahaney.   This originally appeared in Hope Floats.

    Tom Givone’s Floating Farmhouse includes a semitransparent addition with a roofline that matches the pitch of the original 1820s New York farmhouse. A porch, tucked under the side eaves, is cantilevered over a stream that runs through the property.

    Photo by Mark Mahaney

    Photo by Mark Mahaney.
    This originally appeared in Hope Floats.
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  Geoff and Joanna Mouming’s compact modern farmhouse is the first permanent structure at Yum Yum Farm in Wellman, Iowa. On the field that stretches out before it, organic vegetables will soon make attentive farmers of the Moumings. Photo by Mark Mahaney    This originally appeared in Organic Living .

    Geoff and Joanna Mouming’s compact modern farmhouse is the first permanent structure at Yum Yum Farm in Wellman, Iowa. On the field that stretches out before it, organic vegetables will soon make attentive farmers of the Moumings.

    Photo by Mark Mahaney

    This originally appeared in Organic Living .
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  Architect Chad Everhart updated this old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina. He could tell it dated back to the Great Depression by the 1930s-era cardboard—once used as insulation—that he found stuffed down between its tongue-and-groove walls. Image courtesy Chad Everhart Architect.    This originally appeared in Organic Living .

    Architect Chad Everhart updated this old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina. He could tell it dated back to the Great Depression by the 1930s-era cardboard—once used as insulation—that he found stuffed down between its tongue-and-groove walls.

    Image courtesy Chad Everhart Architect.

    This originally appeared in Organic Living .
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  Though it’s technically a bunkhouse, it still has all the right moves for a modern farmhouse. A film writer and director asked Austin, Texas–based architect Henry Panton to build a bunkhouse with a huge screen porch for family and guests on his 40-acre property in Bastrop, Texas, about 30 miles outside Austin. Situated over a dry creek bed and carefully crafted around the existing loblolly pine trees, the bunkhouse “is sort of like a bridge into the woods,” says Panton. Photo by Greg Hursley.    This originally appeared in 10 Modern Gables.

    Though it’s technically a bunkhouse, it still has all the right moves for a modern farmhouse. A film writer and director asked Austin, Texas–based architect Henry Panton to build a bunkhouse with a huge screen porch for family and guests on his 40-acre property in Bastrop, Texas, about 30 miles outside Austin. Situated over a dry creek bed and carefully crafted around the existing loblolly pine trees, the bunkhouse “is sort of like a bridge into the woods,” says Panton.

    Photo by Greg Hursley.

    This originally appeared in 10 Modern Gables.
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