The Brotherton Barn venture by The Anderson Orr Partnership in Pusey, Oxfordshire, England just isn’t a standard constructing transformation. According to the structure staff, the temporary was to “sympathetically combine a up to date open design inside the envelope of the unique Grade II Listed Barn with an easy connection between the open plan dwelling space and the secluded main bedroom suite with out detracting from the peak and quantity of the vaulted areas of the barn”.
The answer was unique to say the least: as an alternative of constructing upwards, the undertaking builders created new dwelling area by digging within the floor. The interiors are thus spacious, with pure mild making its method in by means of the country home windows of the barn. Exposed picket beams and add dynamics and heat to the social zones. A connection between the open plan dwelling space and the main bedroom suite was achieved by way of a floating staircase and a miniature artwork gallery.