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...
Barn Raising
Agricultural buildings inspire a remote getaway in eastern Canada.
Raising the Barn
Architect Preston Scott Cohen resurrected an early 1800s barn as a vacation home for a literary couple and their family, calling...
Luminhaus Lantern Shed
How do you create a tool shed to match the modern lines of a Rocio Romero LV prefab house? If you’re Barry Bless and Jennifer...
The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.
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...
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
An Old Cattle Barn in Slovenia Is Saved and Transformed Into a Family Home
A former Alpine cattle barn in Slovenia becomes a lofty family vacation home.
Get in Touch With Iceland's Rugged Landscape While Staying at This Modern Coastal Barn
This contemporary barn house in Iceland has a rural charm that perfectly complements the rugged landscape.
Spotlight on Isamu Noguchi’s Innovative and Iconic Paper Lanterns
Akari, the massively popular collection of paper lanterns by Isamu Noguchi, is a bridge between age-old craft and modern...
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...
Stay in a Renovated, Sea-Inspired Frisian Apartment in a Former Hay Storage Barn
The small Nordfriesland island of Föhr in the North Sea used to hold a 17th-century navigation school and was home to a large...
An Artist and Farmer Work With a Toronto-Based Studio to Build a Barn-Inspired Home
A new home replenishes Quebec’s vanishing stock of farmhouses.
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...
10 Prefab Barn Companies That Bring DIY to Home Building
No longer restricted to the habitation of cows, sheep, tractors, or potatoes, a prefabricated barn can be a useful and versatile...
A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley
In New York, architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick creates an eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an...
A Louis Kahn-Inspired Barn That’s Lined With Floor-to-Ceiling Shutters
Giant shutters open and close a rural Pennsylvania residence, tempering light and heat.
This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots
In a life-changing move, homeowners Hannah Smith and Jeremy Witt reside in a caravan in the rural landscape of Suffolk, England,...
The Palo Alto Lantern House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Guest Barn in Jackson, Wyoming, Fuses Modern and Rustic Elements
This modern take on the rustic barn offers a unique space for guests to soak in the gorgeous mountain vistas near Jackson,...

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