Aldeburgh is the nearest town to our site, a beautiful place on the Suffolk Coast in the East of England, close to Snape Maltings. We were asked to transform a tired brick barn, which sits in five acres of mixed woodland. Our proposal was for the demolition of an existing 1970’s cottage annexe, replaced by a new modern accommodation containing five en-suite bedrooms.
The original homestead consisted of two houses, a log cottage and a stone barn, forming an L-shape an set naturally in a remote meadow. To keep this balanced relation we decided to make minimum interventions on the exteriors, the main changes happen inside.
A brick barn from the 1960s turned into a workplace for the artist, an experimental and creative environment where light and the surrounding hills shapes the architecture. The needs of the client are translated into design gestures consistent with the essence of the building.
This former hayloft barn in the centre of the village of chez-les-reuses is an example of traditional valaisan construction, with a stone lower part and timber upper part. The conversion of this rural building into a holiday home uses what is already there, retaining the typical local features.
Williams Burton Leopardi has recently completed the renovation of North Adelaide Barn, located in Adelaide, South Australia. 150 years of gentle indifference saw the structure of this 19th Century state heritage barn begin to give way. Repairing and stabilising was a large task for it to remain just a ‘shed’ with requirements for new steel […]
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.