House G

Maxwan Architects renovated an old barn into a beautiful two level home site bordering the river Linge in Geldermalsen, the Netherlands. Here is the project description: We were asked to help realize their dream of a large kitchen living room where they could relax, entertain friends and organize wine tasting sessions for their customers. In the past, the previous owners had already realized an extension by simply extruding the high barn, adding 10 meters, in two floors. 
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House on a Hill

Paterson Architects designed a timber clad extension to an existing farm cottage for a young family in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The house is contextual and contemporary, with purposeful and appropriate spaces without profligacy or willfulness. The modern kitchen is the heart of the family home, it is a place where friends and family are entertained, and children are raised. Corner windows subvert the introverted nature of the simple and appropriately scaled volumes, tracking the sun throughout Read more […]
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Woodstock Farm

Rich Joy Architects designed this harmonious farm-house, made out of shingle and stone, located in Vermont. Built on a large site among the Green Mountains with respect to the surrounding environment, the house even respects an unusual linear footage of stone walls 100-200 years old that still can be found throughout the property. The house is designed as a family and recreation oriented escape that is able to host many visitors. Besides the main building there is a large guesthouse to Read more […]
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Studio Space by Nicolas Tye Architects

The new studio, its materiality and simplicity, gently resting in the countryside, forms an expression of Nicolas Tye Architects ideology. The studio’s building strategy is based on an elegant rectangle of predominantly glazed elevations capped and enclosed at each end by larch timber clad “book ends”. Cor-ten detailing further enhances the sense of place, reflecting the old, discarded agricultural machinery and steelwork of the barn. Accommodation comprises of a reception and seating area Read more […]
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Farmhouse by FARO Architecten

This 150 year old farmhouse located in a rural area of Oeken, Netherland, has been renovated and expanded by FARO Architecten. The barn represents modern rural architecture: it’s simple, practical and eloquent. The barn shows how minimal means can lead to large results. The no-nonsence manner in which this “simple barn” has a large panoramic window shows a pleasant openness to conventional styles. This window invites the landscape in and leads the view outwards. The barn has one large space Read more […]
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