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Fri 30.3.

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 30.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Set among a vast, scenic greenery of the Cambridgeshire fens, this monolith, uniformly black structure has been completed earlier last year by a London-based practice Carl Turner Architects. Developed as a guest house, studio or meeting place, the semi open-plan, sterling board-clad interior of Stealth Barn offers three separate sleeping, living and dining areas as well as a kitchen and a bathroom. Built within a budget of £30K, the development has recently been shortlisted for the Architect’s Journal Small Projects 2012.

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

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‘Sitting in the exposed expanse of the Cambridgeshire fens, the Stealth Barn is a bold, simple form, reminiscent of the barn it accompanies. Placed perpendicular to the existing barn, it stands to create and define a slightly more sheltered and casual garden which melts into the fens, a hint at the memory of a former farm yard. Stealth Barn is a sharp black mass – a shadow of the adjacent barn or a silhouette on the horizon. It is a robust exterior wrapped with a restricted palette, devoid of fussy detail, and formed to withstand its exposed position.’

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; photo by Tim Crocker and Jeremy Phillips

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; plan

Stealth Barn by Carl Turner Architects; plan

to Carl Turner Architects’ website

 

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