Thistle Hill Farm farmhouse-exterior

Thistle Hill Farm

Located upon a 200-acre farm of rolling terrain in Western Wisconsin, this new single family sustainable residence implements today’s advanced techology within a historic farm setting. The arrangement of volumes, detailing of forms and selection of materials provide a weekend retreat that reflects the agrarian styles of the surrounding area. Open floor plans and expansive views allow a free-flowing living experience connected to the natural environment.

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December 9, 2013
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barn red from farm and fleet
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March 16, 2013
Tami Chapman wrote:
Could you tell me what kind of siding is used on this barn?
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Yes. Vertical
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T&G or board and batten?
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The site has a natural slope, but Bickford cleverly designed the lower level to be above-grade on all sides. “There is more ventilation this way; the lower level can be fully opened and aired out,” he says. It also meant he could tuck unsightly items like utility meters out of view underneath. The lower level contains two guest suites and a large bunk room; guests who come out to the farm usually stay overnight. The bridge leads to a recessed ground-level entryway that in turn leads into the dining area.

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December 16, 2014
bridge from street
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December 16, 2014
Back side
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December 16, 2014
Extreme HomeGym
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December 15, 2014
IDK what exactly it is about this house but it caught my eye
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December 6, 2014
i like the rectangle, simple build, and the walk way
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backside of shed I love
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November 29, 2014
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November 14, 2014
Could be a carport underneath without garage to prevent problems later
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Red barn
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November 2, 2014
ramp to slope side
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November 1, 2014
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October 29, 2014
Lower level all above grade.
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October 28, 2014
Too big
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October 20, 2014
It looks like the ground is cut away around the lower level, providing a path and egress route. Something to consider for basement?
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October 20, 2014
Timber framing by New Energy Works.
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October 19, 2014
The site has a natural slope, but Bickford cleverly designed the lower level to be above-grade on all sides. “There is more ventilation this way; the lower level can be fully opened and aired out,” he says. It also meant he could tuck unsightly items like utility meters out of view underneath.
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October 18, 2014
the entire project
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September 13, 2014
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roof.architectural simplicity
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September 7, 2014
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Barn makeover!
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Another view of the modern farmhouse.
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Barn style
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color, siding
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view from Kean way. Spiral staircase to basement.
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nice red barn and simple placement of windows
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Love the color of this for lake house. This or a blue?????
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July 6, 2014
accomodates slope
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barn and house in one
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Northworks Architects and Planners Cool pool and use of existing foundation of old barn
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Contemporary barn farmhouse
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stone foundation - lots of light
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Contemporary Barn
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Nice farm type architecture
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Shape! Interior
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Farm style
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Everything inside this house
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Modern farmhouse mix.
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May 18, 2014
Simple Straight lines and Metal Roof maximize Usable Space
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farm entry
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May 11, 2014
Love the mix of old and new
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May 8, 2014
like simplicity--would prefer less contemporary but like openness and tall ceilings
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April 30, 2014
The whole thing!
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April 28, 2014
Bigger windows
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Thistle Hill
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entry from above
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April 23, 2014
so simple and pretty
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Lower level open to ventilation
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April 9, 2014
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April 9, 2014
house built on the slope
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Barn inside
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April 4, 2014
Perfect house
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April 2, 2014
Reminds me of summer evenings (dusk) in rural Minnesota...
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barn into cottage!
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Barn house windows
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Farmhouse design
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April 1, 2014
So simple, such fine design.
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barn like house
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March 31, 2014
Love the back of this too...
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The site has a natural slope, but Bickford cleverly designed the lower level to be above-grade on all sides. “There is more ventilation this way; the lower level can be fully opened and aired out,” he says. It also meant he could tuck unsightly items like utility meters out of view underneath.
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like the view!
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Square windows.
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shipping container cabin?
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The site has a natural slope, but Bickford cleverly designed the lower level to be above-grade on all sides. “There is more ventilation this way; the lower level can be fully opened and aired out,” he says. It also meant he could tuck unsightly items like utility meters out of view underneath.
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Red, color, metal roof, playful, charming.
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exterior to blend with Maine environment
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tin-coated copper roof that will develop a patina over time.
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casa chevere
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March 30, 2014
the entire house
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March 30, 2014
Good design.
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March 30, 2014
lower level above grade on all sides Nice! also landscape
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windows for new 325 BVP kitchen?
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интересный дом + в коментариях очень хороший дом
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Color and roof combo
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360° Walk-out Basement
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Clean + elegant
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red with brown gutters
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Ramp entrance
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Barn home...
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Bank barn
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Old Metal House
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lake house
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like - red color, roof, stone
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Thistle Hill Farm
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North works architects Chicago
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inside front porch
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Simplicity of exterior design/interior finishes.
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Art barn
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Love the basement and the front of this home
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interesting way to possibly put parking underneath, but probably not
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our house
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Love the exterior features
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January 1, 2013
Another red barn box. I'm noticing a theme in my likes...
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outside appearance idea
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