Modern Barn / Specht Harpman

Modern Barn / Specht Harpman

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  • Architects: Specht Harpman
  • Photographs Photographs:  Courtesy of Specht Harpman
  • Structural Engineer:GNB Charles Brown
  • Mep Engineer:Pack-Timco
  • Contractor:Prutting & Associates
  • Design Team:Scott Specht, Louise Harpman, Courtney Rice
  • City:Wilton
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Text description provided by the architects. This historic gambrel barn was partially destroyed in a fire. The owners commissioned Specht Harpman to reconstruct the barn's exterior, and to completely redesign the interior for use as a new home.

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The exterior incorporates traditional forms and materials in a way that respects the other historic buildings on the 8-acre site, while a radical restructuring of the interior creates a free and open volume that works as a modern, loft-like living space.

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Courtesy of Specht Harpman

Polished concrete floors, exposed maple framing, and custom woodwork are employed to make the home a warm, comfortable, and elegant place for living and entertaining.

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Cite: "Modern Barn / Specht Harpman" 02 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/551206/modern-barn-specht-harpman> ISSN 0719-8884
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