30 Aug '15, 3pm

Nicolas Tye Architects Create A Modern and Eco-Friendly Studio On The Ruins Of An Old Barn

started his architecture firm in his private home, but soon he had more employees than he had space, so they needed to expand. Tye chose to keep the office on-site and to build a modern space outfitted with sustainable strategies. To ensure the space was in harmony with the surroundings, they built the office on the ruins of an old barn and chose materials that would blend in. The rectangular building features frameless glass walls bookended with wooden pods. The main work areas are located in the open and naturally daylight areas, while programmatic areas like the Architectural Library, reprographics area, toilets, a kitchen, storage and a meeting room are in the pods at the ends.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nicolas-tye-architects-create-a-mode...

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