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Multifunctional Barn / Onix

  • 01:00 - 28 June, 2014
Multifunctional Barn / Onix
Multifunctional Barn / Onix, © Peter van der Knoop
© Peter van der Knoop

© Peter van der Knoop © Peter van der Knoop © Peter van der Knoop © Peter van der Knoop + 12

© Peter van der Knoop
© Peter van der Knoop

Text description provided by the architects. This multifunctional barn ̶ designed as a separate annexe ̶ is situated on an old farmyard. In the course of time the yard as well as the farmhouse it belongs to, have been swallowed up by the growing city of Groningen. The multifunctional barn borders the yard’s rear side, thus providing the yard with more shelter. Its slightly angulated facade corresponds to the movement in the yard. It also forms the yard’s second focal point, opposing the entrance of the existing farmhouse.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The barn harbours a workshop, a storage and parking area, a rabbit hutch and a terrace. These different spaces in the barn are encapsulated and connected by a folded sink shell. This roof shell opens towards the farmhouse’s main entrance and also on the side of the building facing the yard’s green area. The barn’s more hermetical northern side provides a shield against the street which runs behind ̶ and parallel to ̶ the barn.

© Peter van der Knoop
© Peter van der Knoop

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Cite: "Multifunctional Barn / Onix" 28 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884