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.

Modern Take on a Texas Farmhouse
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been...
A Modern Take on the Pitched-Roof
A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.
Take a Plunge Into These Enticing Modern Pools
Summer is coming, and we are more than ready.
20 Modern Farmhouse Design Ideas That Are Irresistibly Chic
A balanced blend of rustic and refined, the modern farmhouse style continues to be a rising trend.
This Farmhouse Design is a Modern-Day Fairytale
This spacious design is everything one can wish for in a house.
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
A Light-Filled Modern Farmhouse Is Built For $240K
Inspired by the rural Wisconsin countryside, a team designs an elegant modern farmhouse with a simple exterior and a bright, airy...
Take a Step Through 20 Huge Modern Doors
From wall-sized swinging doors to two-story roll-ups, these portals help you make a big entrance.
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.
This Forest Retreat Is a Modern Take on the Traditional Estonian Hut
Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.
Take a Peek Through These 10 Modern Front Doors
First impressions of a home often take place as you approach the front door, where you're eventually given a glimpse inside as...
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...
An 1850s Farmhouse in Iowa City Gets a Modern Makeover
A modest 1850s farmhouse gets an addition and renovation that respect the vernacular of rural Iowa while modernizing the...
20 Modern American Farmhouses That Update Tradition
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone...
A Modern Farmhouse Recalls Old-Time Americana
Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in...
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Before & After: An Old Japanese Farmhouse Gets a Modern Facelift
Once tied to a rice plantation, the renovated Shimotoyama House in Japan becomes a bright family home thanks to ALTS Design...
A Modern Renovation Connects to a Traditional Texas Town Through a Glass Wall
In a South Texas border town, a family introduces a bold aesthetic.
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
15 Modern Outdoor Seating Pieces To Take You Into Summer
The time has come to start spending as much time outdoors as possible.