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.

A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
Scandinavian Style Revives This Montreal Home
A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
A Grass-Topped Addition in England Connects Home and Garden
A gray, brick extension and garden studio helps Oatlands in Surrey open up to a previously disconnected landscape.
15 Modern Additions to Traditional Homes
We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is exciting.
An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
From the outside, you would never know this flexible working/entertaining space even exists.
A Melbourne Home Gains a Gorgeous Glass-Fronted Addition
A glass-fronted addition aims to re-engage a small-scale Melbourne home with its exuberant garden.
Explore the Japanese-Style Home of Two L.A. Tastemakers
The owners of a beloved housewares boutique upsize and remodel their home in Venice.
A Home with Eclectic Style Looks Just Right
A couple bring cohesion to an architectural mishmash in San Francisco.
A Kid-Friendly Home Embraces High Style With Comfort
Designed to “take a beating,” the modern interiors of this Seattle home have been crafted to withstand the wear-and-tear of young...
A Colorado Home Puts a Modern Twist on Farmhouse Living
Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.
Extruded Red Bricks Create a Gorgeous, Geometric Mexican Home
In Puebla, Mexico, two local architecture firms team up to create the Saint Peter House—a striking brick home with a unique,...
A Melbourne Home Gains a Marvelous Modular Addition
In a leafy Victorian suburb, a prefab extension offers a superb solution to a family’s need for extra space.
A Sleek Addition Lets a Melbourne Home and Garden Freely Merge
Zen Architects replace a poor-quality extension from the '80s with one that celebrates natural materials and outdoor connection.