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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Minimalist barn

 

Rising from the fens of Cambridgeshire is a solid old barn converted to a minimalist home and work space. Old Victorian bricks add an industrial element while OSB (oriented strand board) defines spaces with the larger void and is used to create furniture. Perpendicular to the old barn is a small black clad guest house/studio. The stark, restricted exterior is warmed by an inner lining of OSB echoing the idea of straw bales. Minimalist rustic, bold, simple, adaptive. Old and new melting into farmyard. The old Ochre barn and its new Stealth barn by Carl Turner Architects.

Photography by Damian Russell, Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips.

1 comment:

  1. Great combination of contemporary and traditional designs..I agree that the design for this barn house can look good as well with attics..

    Jason Wren, Shape Architecture
    http://www.shape-architecture.co.uk/Home/ArchitectsLondon.aspx

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