Gallery: Green Renovation Adds a Modern Touch To Historic Austrian Barn

 
The existing barn remains mostly as-is, and the new addition helps provide a larger protected courtyard below.

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  1. mybarnconversion January 11, 2011 at 7:06 am

    I love that external wall lined with cut logs – a traditional solution to both seasoning logs and aiding the insulation of a building.

    The interiors are a little too sterile for this type of building…

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