Exterior, House Building Type, Wood Siding Material, and Gable RoofLine A blackened-timber pergola extends from the modern barn that architect Greg Scott designed for Jody and Deirdre Aufrichtig in the Elgin Valley, an apple- and grape-growing region near Cape Town. Made of narrow slats stabilized with randomly scattered blocks of wood, it  covers roughly half of the outdoor deck.  Best Photos from A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn For His Family’s Retreat in South Africa