Transformation of listed farmhouse

Transformation of listed farmhouse

Architect
maeder | stooss architekten gmbh
Location
Ried, Schmitten, Fribourg, Switzerland | View Map
Project Year
2015
Category
Residential Landscape

Private Houses
Stephan Weber, Jens

Transformation of listed farmhouse

maeder | stooss architekten gmbh as Architects

The listed farmhouse is situated in the area of Ried, Schmitten (Fribourg). The mandate was to transform the old barn into a residential building.


As the building is listed, it was significant to keep the existing roof and rebuild the volume underneath in a way that evoked the language of an old barn. This is strenghend by the use of local materials and building technique which was also very important to the client.


The use of big windows and light timber gives the building an open and light-flooded appearence which allows the new house to be lived-in in a contemporary way.

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Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct link
manufacturer kitchendade-designconcrete kitchens by dade design
ManufacturersReynaers Aluminium
Facade claddingDold Holzwerke
SunscreenKästli Storen
Product Spec Sheet
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Facade cladding
Sunscreen
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