By paying homage to their roots, these updated dwellings strike a balance between past and present to stunning effect. Take a look at the renovations and new builds from the Dwell community that caught our editor’s eye this week.
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1. Timber-Framed Hobby Barn
Builder: OakBridge Timber Framing, Location: Indian Hill, Ohio
From the builder: “This custom timber-framed barn has quite a few surprises inside—it’s designed specifically to house a wood shop and party barn, as well as a space for beekeeping materials and a root cellar. It’s ideal for entertaining—and the beautiful craftsmanship inspires beautiful hobby woodworking.”
2. Modern Barn
Architect: HMHAI, Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado
From the architect: “Originally built to house a garage, workshop, and wood storage, this classic barn has been gently reimagined into a unique guesthouse with a rustic accents and modern comforts. HMHAI sought to preserve and accentuate the barn’s features as much as possible, and the result is a warm and cozy, energy-efficient guest house. The programming included two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dining area, a farmhouse kitchen and pantry, a living room and a laundry room.”
3. The Resonant Dwelling
See the full story on Dwell.com: Top 5 Thoughtfully Updated Farmhouses and Barns of the Week
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