Exterior, House, Brick, Metal, Gable, Glass, Shingles, and Flat “To be able to respect the ‘massiveness’ of the roof, making bigger windows would be wrong, because we would lose the character of the farm,” Wynants explains. “Therefore, I was looking for other ways to collect light. At this spot you had the big barn doors at both sides: This is the economical axis of the farm. This I kept, as my own design office is right under this volume. It keeps the sun out, so I have a splendid view when I’m working—I never need sun shades.”  Best Exterior Shingles Glass Brick Photos from A Kubrick-Esque Farmhouse Kicks Its Fossil Fuel Habit