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Black Barn is a self-sustaining, off-grid version of historical English architecture

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 07, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Jul 06, 2016

Charring timber, an ancient Japanese technique, is used to preserve the wood without chemicals. The dramatic line of the roof draws the eyes to its unique angle, which hovers above the wild meadows on a concrete foundation. Locally sourced timber, aggregate, and flint will be used in construction, paying homage to the natural landscape. Related: Author builds tiny solar-powered off grid cabin for under $2,000! The home will be equipped with a solar array, bio-diesel generator, and battery...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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