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  7. Barn Conversion / Freiluft Architektur

Refurbishment in Architecture

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Barn Conversion / Freiluft Architektur

  • 02:00 - 20 July, 2016
Barn Conversion / Freiluft Architektur
Barn Conversion / Freiluft Architektur, © David Aebi
© David Aebi

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© David Aebi
© David Aebi

Text description provided by the architects. How on earth does one come up with the idea of pouring a huge amount of concrete into an Emmental farmhouse? Certainly, one could find several practical reasons (statics, thermal storage mass or the like...).

© David Aebi
© David Aebi
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© David Aebi
© David Aebi

For us, the house needed something rough and immediate, something that could build up its own world in the former barn and hayloft.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
1st Floor Plan
1st Floor Plan
2nd Floor Plan
2nd Floor Plan

A concrete object now cuts through all three floors and supports the old roof. In addition to its structural qualities, it holds all the bathrooms and kitchen accommodations, as well as cabinets and storage space. Large windows open up the view into the impressive attic.

© David Aebi
© David Aebi
Cite: "Barn Conversion / Freiluft Architektur" 20 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/791348/barn-conversion-freiluft-architektur/> ISSN 0719-8884