Architecture and design ideas for modern farmhouses, barns, and modern out buildings represent a wish to get back to the land. Here we present ideas for renovating old buildings as well as examples of new modern construction in the country.

This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream
From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with...
Explore a Prefabricated House For Sale in England That's Clad With Cor-Ten Steel
Perched along the banks of the River Ouse near the historic English town of Lewes is a Cor-Ten steel house with a "carved-away"...
Head to This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Perched on an Australian Gorge
Oikos is a sculptural hideaway set on a private homestead in Hepburn Springs, where guests can bask in sprawling views while...
Go Off-Grid in This Prefabricated Cor-Ten Steel Cabin
Available for as low as $55,000, the Artist Bothy is a multipurpose, prefab hut designed to promote a creative spark in residents.
Historic Gasworks Cottage With a Modern Cor-Ten Steel Addition Hits the Market
Overlooking the English countryside in the Cotswolds village of Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire, this historic property marries...
This Renovated Scottish Farmhouse With Sinuous Interior Walls Is a Jaw-Dropper
A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior walls on the site of 17th-century ruins in Scotland, creating...
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
Compact Australian Home Clad in Steel and Concrete
An Australian renovation uses industrial materials both indoors and out.
A Kebony Wood-Clad Retreat in the Hudson Valley Pays Homage to Local Farmhouses
Silvernails by Amalgam Studio, comprising a main residence and carriage house, stays true to its agricultural surroundings.
A Renovated Farmhouse in the Hamptons Hits the Market at $2.8M
Nestled on an organic farm, this modern farmhouse in East Hampton features separate guest quarters and a horse barn.
Dwell Home Tours: A Renovated 17th-Century Farmhouse in Scotland
A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior walls on the site of 17th-century ruins in Scotland, creating...
Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and...
Clad in Stainless Steel, a Commanding Midcentury in England Wants $3.2M
This award-winning, renovated midcentury abode features an arresting, stainless-steel exterior and several courtyards.
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House...
An Astounding Steel-Clad Home Under a Railway Viaduct in London Asks $1.4M
An award-winning live/work space that currently holds a family residence and photography studio defies the constraints of the...
A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy
A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.
This Cor-Ten House in Brazil Would Not Be Complete Without its Giant Home Library
A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.
A Steel Mesh Curtain Wraps Around This Renovated Australian Home
Taking a cue from Japanese architecture, Hiro-En House in Melbourne features a deep veranda shaded by a stainless-steel mesh...
Steel-Clad Prefab Modules Perch Lightly in Northern California
Two architects collaborate on a modular compound that celebrates an unspoiled Sonoma landscape.