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The Barn and the Lantern
Edgar Lyall, a television writer, and Elizabeth Wise, a Lifetime network executive, bought a 1,000-square-foot 1941 prewar...
Raising the Barn
Architect Preston Scott Cohen resurrected an early 1800s barn as a vacation home for a literary couple and their family, calling...
These Geometric Cabins Glow Like Lanterns in a Vietnamese Forest
Two striking eco-friendly cabins sit lightly upon the land near Dalat, Vietnam.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
Rooted in the past yet decidedly in the present, these converted barns embrace their history, but take on a modern twist.
The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.
Top 5 Thoughtfully Updated Farmhouses and Barns of the Week
By paying homage to their roots, these updated dwellings strike a balance between past and present to stunning effect.
A Gabled Trio Forms This Barn-Inspired Home in Quebec
Vertical wood battens and sleek, metal roofs clad Hatley House, which references the barns and farmhouses of the surrounding...
This Barn-Like Oasis Nails Rustic Modern Living
Walker Warner Architects plays with metals and woods to create a barn home that pays homage to its Portola Valley roots, with a...
This Barn-Like Home Is Closed to the Street and Open to the Forest
Set within a forest clearing, this simple yet sophisticated house has black corrugated steel on its street-facing side, and glass...
A Barn-Inspired, Modern Retreat Is Knitted Into Napa Valley
Field Architecture collaborates with Shawback Design to create a contemporary weekend retreat for a growing family in Napa Valley.
These 10 Refreshed Barns Bring Modern Living to the Countryside
When you imagine a barn, what comes to mind? It's most likely a red, wooden building with a gambrel roof—but today, they've come...
13 Brilliant Barn Conversions That Merge Past and Present
Despite their humble origins, these modern converted barns are anything but ordinary.
A Suffolk Barn Home With Soaring Ceilings Listed at $1.95M
Comprised of farm buildings laid out in a cruciform plan with a courtyard in the middle, this converted barn with cathedral-like...
This Spectacular Suffolk Barn Conversion Hits the Market at $1.26M
Acclaimed London practice Buckley Gray Yeoman converted this spacious, Victorian barn and cart shed for rustic-modern living.
A Melbourne Home Is Treated to a Striking Barn–Like Extension
Reclaimed materials, natural light, and minimalist design come together to create a warm, textured space that encourages nesting.
An Old Horse Barn Is Repurposed as a Chic Desert Guesthouse
Former horse stalls now serve as concrete room dividers in this modernist guest home in Phoenix, Arizona.
Take a Modern British Holiday in a Gleaming Cantilevered Barn
Balancing Barn, a cantilevered rental house in England that sleeps eight guests, offers countryside views of both the ground and...
Agricultural buildings inspire a remote getaway in eastern Canada.
A Home With Striking “Stone Curtains” Glows Like a Lantern at Night
ElasticoSPA rises above byzantine building codes by designing a playful Italian home with a quirky stone facade.
The Palo Alto Lantern House
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