A barn house doesn’t have to be a trip down rural memory lane. Architect Pascal François proved this in Olmen: he built a new stable unit next to an old barn.
Could it be that nature is a talented artist? Is it a coincidence that we ascribe artistic value to the swirls and veins in marble? Indeed, they sometimes remind us of calligraphy, colour field painting, or abstract expressionism. Like this polished Nero Dorato—say, the Clyfford Still of marbles.