California Family Retreat – Big Sur Barn by Studio Schicketanz

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Architects: Studio Schicketanz
Project: California family retreat / Big Sur Barn
Location: California’s Central Coast
Size: Main house of 4,000 square feet (372 square meters), plus small separate guest houses, on 70 acres (28 hectares)
Year 2017
Photographer: Joe Fletcher Photography

This barn serves as the main area to socialize for a California family retreat. Big Sur Barn was completed by Studio Schicketanz, a full service architectural firm based in Carmel, California. It was relocated from the mid-West and refurbished for this purpose, according to the Indian building principles of sthapatya veda. Studio Schicketanz installed new siding, windows, infrastructure, and introduced carefully-designed interior finishes, as well as reclaiming and re-using any unused original material for trim, interior doors, and cabinetry.

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