Dortmannhof addition exterior

A 200-Year-Old German Farmhouse Gets a Quirky, Glass-Fronted Addition7/30

“The inner surface of the original roof is a beautiful structure where they insulated tiles with hay,” says Larsen. “If we insulated the entire barn from within, this surface would no longer be visible. Therefore, we decided to build smaller houses within the house so only the necessary spaces were insulated. And then the beautiful, old structure would remain visible.”