Specht Harpman

Specht Harpman

New York, NY


Modern Barn

This historic gambrel barn was partially destroyed in a fire. The owners commissioned Specht Harpman to reconstruct the barn's exterior, and to completely redesign the interior for use as a new home. The exterior incorporates traditional forms and materials in a way that respects the other historic buildings on the 8-acre site, while a radical restructuring of the interior creates a free and open volume that works as a modern, loft-like living space. Polished concrete floors, exposed maple framing, and custom woodwork are employed to make the home a warm, comfortable, and elegant place for living and entertaining.

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Status: Built
Location: Wilton, CT, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Design Team: Scott Specht, Louise Harpman, Courtney Rice

Structural Engineer: GNB Charles Brown

MEP Engineer: Pack-Timco

Contractor: Prutting & Associates