Woodstock Vermont Farm

View all 14 Photos

A refined contemporary take on rural architecture.

Located in Woodstock, Vermont, this minimalist farmhouse and barn blend into the pastoral landscape thanks to simple forms and thoughtful use of materials. Tucson-based architecture firm Rick Joy designed Woodstock Vermont Farm with clean lines that re-interpret vernacular architecture in a contemporary design language. The two volumes relate both to each other and to the surrounding natural landscape. Nestled in a sprawling area at the base of rolling hills, the structures create a dialogue with nature.

Built with locally sourced stone and cedar wood, the volumes look at home in the rural landscape. They feature simple gabled silhouettes that reference vernacular architecture. Cedar shingles clad the main house which also features natural stone end walls. Inside, the studio used the same combination of wood and stone, but with a distinctly contemporary touch. Woodstock Vermont Farm’s interiors boast a blend of light pine flooring and walls, exposed natural stone details, and minimalist furniture.

Large windows offer gorgeous views of the landscape. In the open-plan kitchen and dining area, the window articulates the shape of the house, taking up both a part of the wall and a section of the roof area. The barn contains guests suites and a studio as well as a garage and storage spaces. Here, a deck area reaches out towards a pond, offering the perfect opportunity to relax and admire the landscape. Photographs© Jean-Luc Laloux, Undine Prohl.

    string(5) "admin"
Tags: , , , , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • House Lhotka

    A family home designed with four monolithic volumes arranged around a dining area. Built in…

  • Casa Amapa

    A concrete house built in a secluded forest in Mexico. Inspired by the idea of…

  • Comillas House

    A restored and thoughtfully modernized 19th century house in Spain. Located in the center of…

  • Pearl Beach House

    A concrete house designed with courtyards that open to the sky and the surrounding bushland…

  • The Writer’s Cabin

    A cabin designed with a sculptural bookcase and glazed walls that overlook a garden. Designed…

  • Kyneton House

    A design that celebrates the passing of time and the beauty of light. Designed by…

  • Six Square House

    A modern six-module house in the Hamptons. Located in Bridgehampton, New York, the 3,500 sq…

  • Federal House

    A black concrete and wood volume perched atop of a hill with views of a…

  • Les Davids Winery

    A concrete and glass winery nestled in the French countryside. Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur…

Take me there

  • Casa Morelli

    A modern retreat built within a restored 16th-century farmhouse in Tuscany. Located in Radda, in…

  • Kalesma Mykonos

    A high-end, modern hotel inspired by traditional architecture from Mykonos, Greece. Located on Mykonos, in…

  • Villa Icaria

    A relaxing retreat built among pine and oak trees on the banks of the Tagus…

loader