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Alchemy Architects | Barnhouse 2

Architecture Alchemy Architects | Barnhouse 2

Alchemy Architects | Barnhouse 2Based on an iconic reading of Barn + House, the house features a bend in the plan which reflects the character of broken-down rural “saddle” roofed barns. It is an investigation of the interplay of openings and texture as it moves from platonic symmetry to organic from one end to the other. The first floor is an open plan and utilizes a bench wall for storage and entry definition.

Alchemy Architects | Barnhouse 2

Alchemy Architects | Barnhouse 2The 3rd level has a “hay-loft” that looks out over the winding creek beyond. Bathroom fixturing is custom designed by Alchemy and Duff Thury Furniture Design. The overall house dimension is 3500 SF and features 3 bedrooms with a bunk room.

Architect: Alchemy Architects

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