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Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1

Architecture Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1

Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1The BarnHouse 1 elevates and simplifies the essence of the platonic house. Ambiguities of scale and material are purposefully manipulated through large windows and 4×8 Parklex siding to provide iconic readings of “home” and “barn”. There is a timeless quality to the design of this house. Outside the main shell, the stairway becomes an iconic chimney, plastered inside and out.

Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1

Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1On the second floor, the sense of openness is increased by treating the bathroom as a wooden cube inserted into the volume of the shell.

Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1

Alchemy Architects | BarnHouse 1Architect: Alchemy Architects

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