The Donderen Barnhouse by aatvos in Netherlands

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The Donderen Barnhouse by aatvos in Netherlands.

From the series of houses that draw their inspiration from the classical barns, we bring in your attention a new project, a contemporary house that reflects modern life and the history and characteristics of the site, revisiting the old farmers barn house: the Donderen Barnhouse by aatvos.

The Donderen Barnhouse is one of the the first barn houses ever built in the Netherlands, a project that maintains the sense of tradition with its surrounding while allowing residents to benefit from a contemporary home, a perfect example what you can do with cheap yet expressive materials.

The Netherlands, 2000. Schuurhuis Donderen. One of the first barn houses ever: a beautiful contrast in the countryside.

Situation
Private family is looking to rebuild a farmhouse on a country site in the north of Holland.
Target
Create a contemporary house that reflects modern life and the history and characteristics of the site.
Action
Reinterpretation of a classic barn. Think of a barn as a simple building made with cheap and local materials. Make it spacious: store all necessities in an inner house.
Result
The classic farmers barn revisited: a perfect example what you can do with cheap yet expressive materials.
Did you know?
This barn-house was among the first ever. Together with the early work of Onix and Faro Architects, it marks the beginning of a renewal of local architecture back in 2000. It has continued to inspire people ever since.

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