Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

The Farm by Cindy Rendely


Draw a barn. Now look at the shape. It almost certainly features a triangular roof. When a Canadian couple approached Cindy Rendely to design a home for them in the Ontario countryside, however, it took a lot of convincing—and cries of "modern doesn't mean flat"—for her to agree that a vernacular slope could work itself into the design of this weekend retreat.

Having found a 100-acre farm featuring rolling corn fields, the couple asked Rendely, of Cindy Rendely Architexture, to...
Rendely gave in and incorporated a more traditional gable roof but inside the house, which has been dubbed The Farm,...
The home primarily features two materials: tile and wood.
Though technically all one space, the living room, dining room, and kitchen are separated by the double-sided fireplace.
The second floor features the master bedroom and bathroom.
Inside the master bedroom, the juxtaposition of old and new is pronounced.
In addition to the barn-like roof, another key requirement for the house was a studio.
Rendely, who is also a product designer, prides herself on the way the house sits in the landscape like an object, as...
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