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 amenitie... more »
Inspired by modern Mexican architect Barragan, this home's composed rectilinear volumes are accented with bright pops of red, green, and orange, bringing whimsy to order. Built of the innovative environmentally friendly thick-wall material Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, the passively solar sited home is well insulated, acoustically sound, and fire resistant.
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