24 Sep '14, 7pm

WWII Air Base Gets Turned into Sustainable Farm

WWII Air Base Gets Turned into Sustainable Farm

When they reached their new purchase, the family found the premises were dotted with the remains of old Nissen huts (known as Quonset huts in the US) but lacked an actual farm house. Working with architect Cameron Scott of Timberdesign and Rationel Windows and Doors , they were able to re-purpose one of the air base’s old barracks and add a family living space to create a sustainable home that is energy self-sufficient. The new farm house even includes a tower that offers panoramic views of the entire property and serves as a reminder of the days when airplanes flew their missions from this very location.

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