ITERATIVE DEISGN 

Drawing inspiration from surrounding agricultural structures, specifically local dutch barns, the guiding spatial principle behind the design process was to propose an alternative dutch barn typology built from local and readily available organic waste.

DUTCH

BARN

TYPOLOGY

Dutch Barns are agricultural buildings primarily used to store hay. The structures have a roof but no wall and are typically built from with a steel frame and clad corrugated metal. Rather than using steel (high embodied carbon), could these structures be built from locally available organic waste?

TIME FOR A CHANGE?

ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM 

DRAWING

THROUGH

ITERATIONS

MASSING

MODELS

MASTERPLAN

DEVELOPMENT

CLUSTERING

LOCAL FARMS

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WORKING

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South Elevation
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THINKING

IN 3D

A LOCALISED

SINGLE FARM 

SYSTEM?

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REVIEW:

MAY 14TH

REVIEW:

MAY 29TH