Architecture · March 29, 2021 0

A 100 Year Old Barn In Quebec Was Given A New Life

Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

Architecture studio La Firme, have completed the restoration of a 100 year old barn in Quebec, Canada.

The project saved a 100-year-old building from being destroyed, and in turn, the original structure was entirely salvaged. Each piece of the hemlock structure was numbered and ultimately reinstalled, with the framework guiding the new layout.

BEFORE - Architecture studio La Firme, have completed the modern restoration of a 100 year old barn in Quebec, Canada.
Photography by Christian Elie

The new barn, with it’s aged wood facade, has been created for modern day living.


Architecture studio La Firme, have completed the modern restoration of a 100 year old barn in Quebec, Canada. #ModernBarn #Barn #Architecture
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

Inside, its 30 foot ceiling height creates a space that’s both open and welcoming, with the old wood elements proudly displayed. Windows flood the dining area with an abundance of natural light.


Dining Ideas - Inside this modern barn, the 30 foot ceiling height creates a space that's both open and welcoming, with the old wood elements proudly displayed. Windows flood the dining area with an abundance of natural light. #DiningRroom #Windows #ModernBarn
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

Adjacent to the dining room is the kitchen, where whitewashed walls complement the thin floating shelves and light green cabinets.


Kitchen Ideas - In this kitchen, whitewashed walls complement the thin floating shelves and light green cabinets. #KitchenDesign #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #BarnKitchen
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

On the other side of the dining area is the living room. A black fireplace surround provides contrast to the bright interior, while a custom wood bookshelf adds some storage.


Living Room Ideas - A black fireplace surround provides contrast to the bright interior of the living room, while a custom wood bookshelf adds some storage. #LivingRoom #ModernBarn #LivingRoomIdeas
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

Also on the main floor of the barn is a games room with a pool table, that’s located behind a partial glass wall.


This modern barn has a games room with a pool table, that's located behind a partial glass wall.  #GamesRoom #GlassWall #ModenBarn
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

A light wood and white staircase connects the various levels of the barn.


Stair Ideas - A light wood and white staircase connects the various levels of this modern barn. #StairIdeas #ModernStairs
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

At the top of the stairs is a balcony that overlooks the dining area below.


At the top of the stairs in this modern barn, is a balcony that overlooks the dining area below. #InteriorBalcony #ModernBarn #DiningArea
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

Multiple bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the upper floor of the barn, with the bedrooms having treetop views.


Bedroom Ideas - The bedrooms in this modern barn have whitewashed wood walls and floors, and large windows that provide treetop views. #ModernBarn #ModernBedroom #BedroomIdeas
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

Outside, there’s landscaping that surrounds a path connecting the barn with a swimming pool and yard area.


Swimming Pool Ideas - Landscaping surrounds a path that connects a modern barn with the swimming pool and yard. #SwimmingPool #Landscaping
Photography by Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard

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Architecture studio La Firme, have completed the modern restoration of a 100 year old barn in Quebec, Canada. #Barn #ModernBarn #Architecture
Architecture studio La Firme, have completed the modern restoration of a 100 year old barn in Quebec, Canada. #Barn #ModernBarn #Architecture #Landscaping #LandscapeDesign
Kitchen Ideas - In this kitchen, whitewashed walls complement the thin floating shelves and light green cabinets. #KitchenDesign #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #BarnKitchen