Charming California barn renovated to endure natural disasters
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The barn is located near the old Northwestern Pacific Railroad in Marin County, California. Due to relatively high seismic activity in the area, the architects had to retrofit the structure to sustain earthquakes. Related: Crusty old Swiss barn transformed into a modern solar-powered home The team opened up the ceiling to expose the roof trusses and accentuate the rustic quality of the original structure. Some of the roof trusses had to be replaced due to dry rot and seismic instability....