Architects Transform 18th-Century Farmhouse Into Self-Sufficient Modern Home #ArtTuesday
There are a lot of farmhousees out there, and while dilapidated is generally the best word for them, quaint comes a close second. But in a world that is often on fire, too hot, or flooded, transforming farmhouses into self-sufficient living spaces could be really useful. Here’s more from My Modern Met
Architects Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks worked together to create Ruins Studio, an incredible 18th-century farmhouse overlooking the Scottish countryside. The result is a crisp, modern piece of residential architecture that successfully integrates the structure’s past…. The exterior combines elements of the existing stone structure with a modern pitched roof mimicking what one typically finds on historical Scottish farmhouses. “To build within the walls of a ruin enforces the idea that our contemporary occupation is just another layer to be added to the rich history that every site possesses,” writes Jencks’ studio.
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