Gallery: Alchemy Architect’s Barn-Inspired House with a Twist Wins AIA ...

The 2011 AIA awards for housing were just announced, and one standout is a clever home in Wisconsin that has taken cues from the architecture of local barns. The Blair Barn House' updates the traditional typology with a modern twist through the playful use of materials, space and shape. Happily, Alchemy Architects was not content with just looks -- the solar heated home is highly energy efficient and endowed with locally sourced and salvaged materials.

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  1. AlchemistBG March 25, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    Thanks for the feature, Inhabitat. We appreciate you sharing the story and photos!


  2. lazyreader March 25, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Apparently, architects are too stupid to know how to use protractors, levels and rulers. Those are so 20th century.

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