Situated in farm neighborhood, the owner wants a simple and practical house for single man. So here is modern farmhouse design with energy-efficient and low-maintenance concept.
White corrugated metal siding clads become the exterior of the modern farmhouse, while locally sourced pines from local lumberyard in Austin, Texas, United States become interior wall of this simple gable roof house. Beside the main structure, every elements inside this house carefully selected so it’s achieve energy-efficient and low maintenance concept, including the system inside such as: plumbing systems, electrical systems, mechanical systems (stand-alone dehumidifier and an energy-recovery ventilator). The simplicity but practical design and materials bring durable construction for this farmhouse architecture.
The interior of this modern farmhouse design also has practical structure, such as stair treads become bookshelves, subfloor is exposed as flooring and ceiling, shiplap pine separates interior rooms. In the second storey that is attic roof space for bedroom, the roof space increased by creating dormer. Credit & source: Rauser Design.