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 Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy
A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.
Paola Navone's Industrial Style Renovation in Italy
A 200-year-old factory in Umbria is transformed into an inviting home by designer Paola Navone.
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and...
A Northern Haven
North Haven, a rocky island in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, is quintessentially New England.
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Farmhouse Burkeldijk
A Belgian farmhouse from 1839 that embraces both its rich history and newly found modern context.
A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes
From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.
A Converted Factory Building in Italy
It may be hard to believe, but the polished, open-plan loft that architect Paola Navone renovated for Andrea Falkner-Campi and...
Industrial Pied-à-Terre in Italy
Minimal space meets maximum durability in a beautifully sparse Turin apartment.
Modern Take on a Texas Farmhouse
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been...
8 Modern American Farmhouses
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone...
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
Farmhouse In Girona, Spain
A beautifully restored 1850s farmhouse located in a picturesque medieval village in...
A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged...
Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel
Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland,...
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
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...
10 Exquisitely Modern Homes in Italy
Italy: a place where wine flows like water, pasta is consumed all day long, and beautiful homes are located.

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