When you have an unused barn and you want to turn it into a contemporary residence, all you need is a brilliant architects to do the work. The Brotherton Barn, for example, is a modern house which used to be a barn. The Anderson Orr Partnership has been trusted to do their magic trick upon the old building to create a beautiful place of living in Oxfordshire, England. Insisting on keeping the main structure of the building, the architect decided to lower the back part of the house, instead of building it with another level.
This is a very cool design that you have to know. From the outer part, this modern house plans look very old and traditional as it is covered by unfurnished brick as combined with pitched roof. The house’s backyard is equipped by a round fountain surrounded by other decorative plants. The house’s interior comprise of standard room a house should have; living room, dining, kitchen, and bedroom and bathroom. The perfectly arranged room manage to create spacious and elegant impression upon the residents
Let’s take a look at the house’s interior design. The lowered part of the house comprises of kitchen, dining, and living room. The architects utilize every corner of the house to separate each room naturally. This part of the house employs concrete wall and laminated wood floor. The house’s roof is not covered by ceiling, leaving the wood frame as roof support visible. Wooden stair is placed to connect each story of the building, it is equipped with glass balusters, enabling the residents to have integrated feeling of each level.
The living room and a small study room is separated by a large cabinet. The back part of the cabinet is utilized to attach the television, while its main part is used as bookshelf. The study room might be hidden from the ground floor, but it is exposed from the upper level as the house uses glass floor to cover it. This modern house architecture is also equipped by luxurious bathroom with bathtub, wood counter and marble tile.