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Pine Cladding to Barn Embeds Home in the Countryside

This timber clad home’s exterior is adorned with planks of rich, golden pine, creating warm and inviting barn façades that naturally immerse the structure into the surrounding country fields.


CAAN Architecten 

Photography: Thomas de Bruyne

From CAAN Architecten’s contemporary design, a modern barn emerges with its exterior enveloped in sleek, vertically aligned pine slats that redefine the traditional rustic aesthetic. The pine cladding, treated with a minimalist touch, brings a sense of warmth and texture to the structure, creating a dialogue between nature and modernity.

The allure of this modern barn is further heightened by oversized glazing elements that blend the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. Vast floor-to-ceiling windows punctuate the pine clad walls, maximising the panoramic views of the picturesque surroundings. The result is a space that feels simultaneously open and intimate, inviting the outdoors in and blurring the distinction between architecture and nature. 

Beyond its aesthetic charm, the strength and durability of heat treated pine, or hotwood pine, adds another layer of functionality to the modern barn, as its resilience and resistance to rot not only enhances the structure’s lifespan but also reduces the need for frequent maintenance. Furthermore, the natural insulating properties of pine contribute to energy efficiency, helping to regulate temperature and reduce the ecological footprint of the modern barn. 

Contact the Avino team today to discuss pine clad systems for your next project.