Midwest Timber Home on the Plains

A Midwest timber home is a striking barn-style retreat that stands tall on the plains of the great Midwest.
Photos courtesy of Sand Creek Post & Beam

A symbol of hard work and long-lasting traditions, the barn has long been a steady staple in the great American landscape. And drive through the rural plains of northern Missouri […]

Barn Inspired Timber Homes

The classic barn design is an inspiration for timber home architects everywhere, creating beautiful structural looks using this clean post and beam trend.

A Healthy Timber Frame Farmhouse

An eco-responsible Virginia timber frame home that’s good for the mind, body and soul.
Story by Nancy E. Berry
Photos by Tony Giammarino

Morgan Bartolini loves Virginia’s old farmhouses — their bucolic setting and vernacular style — but when she started looking to purchase one just outside of Richmond, she quickly became discouraged. Although the settings were divine, […]

Country Living in a Timber Barn Home

An Ohio couple embraces the simple life, converting a former dairy barn into a timber barn home.

Mountain Art: A Post and Beam Home

High in the Rockies' San Juan Range, a post and beam home proves to be just as gorgeous as the art gracing its walls.

A Platinum LEED-Certified Post and Beam Home

An environmentally friendly Michigan post and beam timber frame home is short on waste and long on beauty and comfort.

Bob Burnside doesn’t cut corners, a fact that can be either incredibly helpful or impossibly annoying to a homebuilder. No matter. Bob refers to his building style as MBWA, or Management By Walking Around.

“I watch what […]

Mountain Lure: A Georgia Timber Frame Home

The serene Georgia highlands attract a Miami couple to build their cool timber-frame vacation home.

A New View: An Arts & Crafts Inspired Mountain Masterpiece

Colorado homeowners redesign and renovate an old ranch house with modern materials to create a timber frame post and beam mountain masterpiece.

A Mountain Getaway Cabin in the Rockies

Touring a timber home built as a vacation getaway in the Rocky Mountains.

Lakeside Landmark: An Ohio Timber Frame Home

An Ohio timber frame home stands out by keeping a low profile.