Goodman House

adaptive reuse, Architecture, Getting Away, Upstate

Preston Scott Cohen, Goodman House, recycled barn, Dutch barn, industrial gabled roof, naturally lighted interiors

To create the beautiful Goodman House, architect Preston Scott Cohen had to transport, restore and re-assemble a Dutch barn frame at a new location in Pine Plains, NY. The structure affords an unpolished but warm atmosphere with open-plan interiors wrapped in an industrial skin. The space was crafted to follow the client’s desire for an “excessively lit space” with an “undivided interior,” and as such, the home uses an ample number of slide-up screens and roll-down glass doors to make way for an open abode with a modern aesthetic.

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