Conceptually the Silvernails house design evolved from the architect’s research into three historic archetypes : the New World Dutch, 3 Bay English and New England Barns, all built throughout the area during the 18th and 19th Centuries.
The Vermont modern barn, a small, simple, get-away home is sited to take advantage of southern exposure and views to the west. The barn, modeled on the local form, is updated with a structural system of steel beams and big expanses of glass in the windows and doors.
This ” modern barn form ” is a summer house designed by Red Architecture in Waikato, New Zealand. The clever and economical design consists of two black barn like structures made from simple materials that create a warm, functional, industrial style home. Driving through rural new zealand countryside it’s easy to take for granted the […]