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Barn-dwelling experience. An exhibition that considers the barn-dwelling from different perspectives

On June 9th Harju County Museum opened an exhibition “Barn-dwelling experience” which considers the barn-dwelling from different perspectives. The main aim of the exhibition is to introduce the multiple nature of the barn-dwelling but homeowners are given some practical advice as well. Architectural historians and ethnographers have been interested in barn-dwellings for at least a century. Some researchers have tried to discover the nature of the barn-dwelling by calculating the average area of different rooms and creating different typologies – it can be called the statistics of barn-dwellings. The perspective of physics is added with the help of thermograms that indicate heat leaks in a building. At the same time a house can be seen as a biological community. In addition to people, rural houses may contain various living organisms … Read entire article »

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