Blackburn Architects, PC
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German-style Bank Barn Conversion farmhouse-exterior
 

German-style Bank Barn Conversion

This project salvages a historic German-style bank barn that fell into serious decay and readapts it into a private family entertainment space. The barn had to be straightened, stabilized, and moved to a new location off the road as required by local zoning. Design plans maintain the integrity of the bank barn and reuses lumber. The traditional details juxtapose modern amenities including two bedrooms, two loft-style dayrooms, a large kitchen for entertaining, dining room, and family room with stone fireplace. Finishes are exposed throughout. A highlight is a two-level porch: one covered, one screened. The backside of the barn provides privacy and the perfect place to relax and enjoy full, unobstructed views of the property.

Photos by Cesar Lujan
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Julie wrote:
Where would I be able to find this railing? it's amazing.
   Comment   February 1, 2012
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Hello. It was actually custom metalwork - my client worked with a local craftsman in Ohio. Sorry, I don't have more information.
July 22, 2013 at 7:27am   
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Were you ever able to find a source for ths railing?
September 15, 2013 at 5:32am   
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