Balancing Barn by MVRDV

Balancing barn 1 Balancing Barn by MVRDVThe Balancing Barn stands on the edge of a tranquil nature reserve a few miles inland from the Suffolk coast, near the historic towns of Walberswick and Aldeburgh. Clad in elegant silver tiles, the house dramatically cantilevers over the landscape, providing views from its huge panoramic windows over woods, ponds and meadows.

 

Balancing barn 2 Balancing Barn by MVRDVThe house was designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV, who have won a world-wide reputation for the ingenuity, playfulness and comfort of their designs. The central core of the building is concrete and the hillside half is made of heavier material to balance out the cantilevered half. The Balancing Barn sleeps 8 people, and is available to rent from October 2010.Balancing barn 3 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 4 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 5 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 6 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 7 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 8 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 9 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 10 Balancing Barn by MVRDVBalancing barn 11 Balancing Barn by MVRDV

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