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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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
A Charred Cedar Barn Replaces a Tumbledown Garage in Connecticut
Architect Aya Maceda designs a finely tuned space for a New England family to shelter cars, storage, and overnight guests.
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...
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.
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.
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,...
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...
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...
18 Brilliant Barn Conversions That Merge Past and Present
Despite their humble origins, these converted barns are anything but ordinary.
An Idyllic “Glass Barn” in the English Countryside Asks £2.3M
The sleek farmhouse by architect John Bullock frames riveting views in East Sussex.
This Barn-Like Home in the UK Is Highbrow Texture Porn
With rhythmic charred-larch slats, tessellated stonework, and copper that radiates warmth, the Cotswold home celebrates locally...
A Michigan Farmhouse and Barn Become an Airy Artist Retreat
von Weise Associates salvages an abandoned farm for a creative Chicago couple.
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.
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.
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.
This Darling Converted Barn in an English Village Seeks £980K
Located in a town of 300, Scythe Barn is nothing short of picturesque with stacked stone walls and its own glass greenhouse.
A Contemporary Barn Brings Dutch Coziness to Texas Hill Country
This multifamily vacation property outside of Austin perfectly embodies the “gezelligheid” spirit.
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,...
A Barn-Inspired Retreat in Northern California Hangs Over a Hillside
North of San Francisco, Faulkner Architects draws on agricultural influences to create a striking homestead.
A Bucolic, Barn-Like Home on Long Island Seeks $4.3M
Designed by the cofounder of New York’s Dean & DeLuca, the serene residence sits on a secluded enclave with a pool and a...
This Weekend Getaway Gives the Traditional American Barn an Australian Twist
Paul Uhlmann Architects creates a spectacular rural retreat for a young family on a sprawling property in Queensland.
These Twin Residences in Toronto Form One Barn-Like Shape
Combining barn aesthetics with loft-style living, Ancerl Studio transforms two dilapidated homes in Parkdale.
This Charming Wooden Barn in the Netherlands Utilizes Every Part of the Tree
Century-old oak trees are fused with modern-day materials to create a barn rooted in the past that serves the present.
Top 5 Converted Barns and Farmhouses That Celebrate Their Rural Roots
Get back to basics with these modern farmhouses and barns.
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.
A New Box Set Captures Harry Bertoia at the Sonambient Barn
Late in life, designer and artist Harry Bertoia built hundreds of sound-making sculptures, clusters of thin metal rods that...
A Net-Zero-Energy Barn on Long Island Is a Hub for Climate Researchers
In Sagaponack, a sustainable-building magnate’s live/work space provides a model for green construction.