Dezeen’s Pinterest followers searched for “modern barn house” 13 times more than normal in the last few weeks. We round up 10 of the most popular barn conversions and houses informed by barns from Pinterest.
In this roundup, studios including Sandy Rendel Architects and Julius Taminiau Architects repurposed old and unused farm buildings into modern houses. We also feature a trio of new structures whose design has been informed barns.
Scroll down to see ten projects from our popular modern barn house Pinterest board.
Each holiday home contains a bathroom, kitchen, dining space and one or two bedrooms. The studio implemented features such as turning circles which help to accommodate guests with varying forms of disabilities.
UK studio Sandy Rendel Architects transformed a Dutch barn in West Sussex, England, into a three-bedroom home.
The studio reclad the barn in black corrugated steel and divided it into two by adding a first floor.
Architectural designer Juila van Beuningen converted this thatched barn in the Netherlands into a home with four bedrooms and a large open-plan living area.
The 19th-century building has a thatched roof and red brick walls. Inside the home, the walls are made from flax and lime plaster.
Ryuichi Ashizawa Architects created a half-interior, half-exterior single-family residence in Japan. The studio used a simple form with a gabled roof and straightforward timber-frame construction to create “a space where humans and nature confront each other”.
One half of the timber frame contains the home’s interior and the other half is left open as a semi-outdoor space.
Architecture studio TYPE transformed the run-down Redhill Barn in Devon, England into a home. Amongst the renovations, TYPE added an aluminium roof to the 199-square-metre home which was originally built in 1810.
Inside the property, Faulkner Architects used natural finishes such as oak inspired by the home’s surroundings.
The studio used a range of muted and natural tones for the home’s interior and incorporated frameless picture windows.
Studio Wok renovated a neglected barn in Italy turning it into a new country home. The studio stripped the plaster from the home’s exterior revealing the pebbles underneath.
The Potato Shed is an old cowshed that Julius Taminiau Architects rebuilt into a home. The home is clad in thin timber slats and located on the site of a former farm in the Netherlands.
Doors and openings in the home have been concealed behind the timber cladding to filter in light and air.
US studio Faulkner Architects turned an old building into a residence clad in salvaged redwood and weathering steel.
The studio retained the home’s original structural frame, which is made of Douglas fir and covered the Californian home’s roof in weathering steel.
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