adaptive reuse of a Vermont barn
Photo: David Barry
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Barn Again

The complete transformation took 10 months. The interior of the house’s great room features paneling made from the old barn’s siding. It also has Chinese multicolored slate underfoot, instead of more traditional floorboards.

Make It Home:
• Materials that prove unusable in their original functions can be repurposed for an authentic look that's cost effective. Here, the old barn's siding became great-room paneling, and an old beam serves as a staircase banister.
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