Planning A Kitchen

Design/Build Series V: Planning A Kitchen

Planning a kitchen layout is extremely important. . By now, most of us have heard of the “kitchen work triangle”, but let’s be honest, how many of us think of this first when we finally get to design the kitchen of our dreams? No matter how beautiful the space, the ability for several people to move about simultaneously and efficiently is of primary importance. Let’s talk about how to …

Post and Beam Additions: Fieldview Progress

Post and beam additions may not seem as exciting as our post and beam homes, but Fieldview will quickly change that perception. In our first article on Fieldview we featured renderings and floor plans of the mundane 1980s home and the vision YBH Creative Director, Jeffrey Rosen, had for the addition. Today we’ll show you how far those plans have come…

Single Floor Living

Single Floor Living in a Multilevel Yankee Barn

Single floor living in a multilevel home is one of the most popular “aging-in-place” floor plan designs now being created at YBH. As previously discussed in a post titled Next-Gen housing at Yankee Barn, we find our clients are building multilevel homes that suit the needs of family at all stages in life. Today’s clients are looking for a home that suits them now and down the road. This is an evolution from…

2015 NH Home Design Award Yankee Barn

Smaller Barn House Gets Big Award!

CONGRATULATIONS, YANKEE BARN HOMES! Our smaller barn house, The Grantham Lakehouse, has won a very big award: NH Home 2015 Excellence in Design /Architectural Design Award. The NH Home’s Excellence in Design Awards is a program that honors and celebrates excellence in home design and the creative use of materials in new, remodeled and historic residences. Yankee Barn Homes is a build-company accomplished in all three categories, so our decision was…