New River Bank BarnFarmhouse Exterior, DC Metro

Adaptive reuse of an 1800s bank barn into a "party barn" to host gatherings of friends and family. Winner of an AIA Merit Award and Southern Living Magazine's Home Award in Historic Restoration. Photo by Maxwell MacKenzie.

Example of a mid-sized country wood exterior home design in DC Metro —  Houzz
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TracyAnn Lidbom wrote:Jul 9, 2012
  • dunwoodynative
    I need a "barn red" color right now. I would love to know the color.
  • lindagreg

    Would love to know the color you used...the red.

Celeste Tsaklis wrote:Nov 3, 2014
  • christian clark

    I was curious what are the dimensions for the barn? corner heights, center roof height as well as the length and width of the barn. thanks!

abodziak wrote:May 15, 2014
    bevk wrote:Jun 15, 2013
      tbirdthreads wrote:Feb 3, 2013

        What Houzz contributors are saying:

        bud_dietrich
        Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to When to Paint Your Home RedOct 27, 2012

        By the big red barnIn the great green field ...Margaret Wise Brown put it best in her book Big Red Barn. Simple, bold and bright, the iconic big red barn seen across the U.S. landscape evokes memories of rural history and a simpler time.

        amyrenea
        Amy Renea added this to Country Style Gets an Urbane UpdateFeb 13, 2012

        Country barns were traditionally painted red, a custom that began because the ingredients for red-hued natural paint were readily accessible. The main ingredient likely was red iron oxide. Interested in more about the history of barn red and farmhouse white? Visit GRIT to learn more.

        bud_dietrich
        Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to On an Architect's Bucket List: To Live in a BarnAug 25, 2011

        Barns are all about simple, big shapes and are all the better when painted bright red. With big doors that slide left and right, a barn, like Noah's Ark, is a welcome place of refuge.

        What Houzzers are commenting on:

        tgddesigns
        tgddesigns added this to 259 BRIDGE OVERVIEWJun 4, 2019

        BARN. Sliding doors on westside.

        tony1189
        Select Stone Supply Ltd added this to Bank barn office ideasDec 11, 2018

        I like the scale and proportion of this barn

        melissaintown
        melissaintown added this to WineryNov 21, 2018

        Barn door plus lots of lights around windows

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