many people dream of having a unadorned outside shed or studio spend time in. annie mennes' outdoor get away came in the of a dilapidated horse barn on her belongings in ny's hudson valley. "as an architect i liked it " she says. mennes who runs her own structure firm from house liked the barn' ation historical past and saw its potential as a unadorned page for place of work e & guest quarters.
despite the fact that her plan renovate the barn became a whole rebuild due the construction' ation structural issues mennes was once in a position re-create what had attracted her the barn within the first place. "it was once this type of c ing size and form " she says. "we wanted honor the ve cular that is right here at the site. " outbuildings , home offices , barn homes.
an architect in ny' ation hudson valley bridges previous and present with a rustic gn for a piece e and a unadorned den.