Contemporary Stone Farmhouse

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This farmhouse was designed by 3+1 architekti for a client who wanted to return to his hometown, the village of Košálov, Czech Republic. The home mirrors the colloquial architecture in material. Salvaging limestone and basalt from an old barn, the primary volume is made of stone like most of the surrounding structures. The secondary volume is clad in wood, a new yet natural addition. The two spaces are linked by a slate gray patio which contrasts with both exteriors. Inside, skylights and vertical windows bring light into the home without disrupting the traditional facade.

Photography by Pavel Pláni?ka

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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