Barn Raising: A Maryland Woman Converts the Family Barn into an Eco-Friendly House

Through innovative remodeling and green design, a barn's architecture is preserved in this home.

Cassandra built a berm planted with trees to give her privacy from the residential development just on the other side of the property line. She is landscaping her property with native plants—particularly ones with little need for water—and is taking on pasture restoration.
Photo By Laurie Dickson