Barn House

in Architectural Design held by Kish Construction LLC
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This is a single story - loft barn design.
We have conceptual drawings, calculated truss drawings etc. We would like architectural drawings only, no need for MEP and they don't need to have a P.E. stamp. Also, a conceptual 3-D drawing would be nice.
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#13 barnbhouse elevations by almis-3D
Apr 7, 2017 2:49
#12 barn house architectural (left side is complete) by almis-3D
I am trying to get closer to your samples, if that look is OK then full design can be completed in no time
Apr 7, 2017 2:44
#11 barn House 3d including framing by almis-3D
Apr 5, 2017 16:52
#10 elevation black and white pdf by almis-3D
Apr 4, 2017 1:27
#9 framing of barn house by almis-3D
Apr 4, 2017 1:18
#8 barn house concept framing by almis-3D
PDF and images are posted while I am going to submit the AutoCAD 2008 file lately before closure, but the PDF is illustrative regarding how the elevations are well detailed based on the actual 3d model.
Apr 4, 2017 1:16
#7 Barn House by almis-3D
Apr 4, 2017 1:12
#6 BARN HOUSE - BACK VIEW by Percie_Gala
Apr 2, 2017 11:15
#5 BARN HOUSE - FRONT VIEW by Percie_Gala
Apr 2, 2017 11:13
Apr 2, 2017 10:34
Apr 1, 2017 12:28
#2 barn by Gabe De Matteis
barn design
Mar 31, 2017 21:35
#1 barn by Gabe De Matteis
test barn design attached
Mar 31, 2017 21:33


Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:21:46 +0000
Mr. Kish, I tried to help you. You didn't even try to answer my questions which were important fi you want a set of plans that you can build from without worry. You have many problems with this design that have not been thought out sufficiently. Good luck trying to build this house as designed, you are in for some surprises down the road !
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:38:48 +0000
Mr. Kish, FREE ADVISE, In case you are unaware, the unobstructed space requirement for a full size pool table is 15.5' x 22'.
This info comes for the Architectural graphic standards manual. A standard size pool table is nominal @ 5' x 10'. An English pool table is even larger @ 6' x 12'. Both require 5.5' of playing room clearance on all sides to the nearest obstacle.The area allowed on your plan (because of the columns) is shy of that and the columns are an obstacle to avoid. You could really gain from the use of a professional designer in several areas of the floor plan of the house before you proceed with final plans.. The concept of the house is good, the execution of detailed space planning is poor. Also 2x6 roof joist (you call them ceiling joists) are not adequate to span !4" @ the Lean-to (shed roof) portion of the dwelling.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:46:27 +0000
Mr Kish, to me you obviously need a set of plans for the construction of two buildings. A set of plans would consist of a foundation plan, dimentioned floor plans, electrical plan, exterior elevations, roof framing plans, cross section of the building, kitchen and bath elevations and details for two buildings to go along with your specifications. I don't think from what I'm seeing here that anyone other than Percie has any idea of what you want. 3D drawings of any kind will not get you a
permit and are useless. If you had answered my first comment you might have received more response to your project. Good luck on what you are getting from these contestants.
Thank you
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:58:55 +0000
We do not need our uploaded drawings copied and redrawn. I have attached a few examples of what we are looking for - see "Sample CAD Drawings.pdf"

What we are looking for is a detailed cad blue print of the original uploaded drawings of the house and shop showing dimensions according to the specifications noted on the supplied drawings. We need to make sure this will be structurally sound and that all doors, roof, windows, etc will fit properly into the 60'x64' footprint of the concrete pad and will function properly. Please note there will be no eave overhangs as there is no attic to vent. Also note the called out size of wall studs for exterior and interior and the different roof truss systems for each building. Please see special notes called out on supplied drawings:

1. install ZIp system on all exterior walls
2. 2x6 perlings on roof truss set vertical on 2” side to allow for spray foam insulation cavity
3. all exterior walls and roof will be metal vertical siding
4. CEDAR wood post and headers for patio/porch will be SUPPLIED FROM trees on PROPERTY
5. All interior walls will be 2x4 except for the high 16’ center walls dividing center comon
area from bedrooms which will be 2x6 as well as extrior walls
6. concret foot print is 60x64. Keep the center common area a true 32’ wide opening. Take the
length out of the rooms on each side due to 2x6 wall studs.

1. bottom of Loft floor joist will need to be 9’ off
the botom floor to allow for the 8’ door.
2. With a 10” floor joist that should give us 6-7’ head
clearance at the wall coming up the stair

1. install ZIp system on all exterior walls
2. 2x4 perlings on roof truss set flat
3. all exterior walls and roof will be metal vertical siding
4. CEDAR wood post gable extntion will be SUPPLIED FROM trees on PROPERTY
5. concret foot print is 30x40 - river rock will go under gable extension



Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:16 +0000
Hey Buyer
If you think my submission is along the lines of what you need, then detailing and dimentioning including 2 sections will not be difficult for me. Already done most of what you are asking, I am only left with preparing layouts. Let me know.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:39:53 +0000
To further explain what we're looking for, I've attached a sample from another project showing the "roof details" as called out on .pdf At-26. We're looking for full architectural drawings with dimension, etc.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:36:56 +0000
To all: We're looking for actual architectural drawings. I.E. wall stud call outs, tie-ins, etc.
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 18:27:34 +0000
P.S. concerning my tip, you will save more money in construction and labor cost than the prize is costing you. A correction to my last note, 7 truss spaces @ 48" o/c in the shop area, would be modular @ 28'-0"..
Best regards
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 17:13:40 +0000
Mr. Kish, since you are using trusses that are spaced 48" o/c, it would behoove you to change the dimensions on the shop building to the modular dimensions of 24 feet (6 truss spaces) @ the carport and 28 feet at the shop in order to eliminate the need of building an extra gable end at the shop portion of the building, the 7 truss spaces @ 4 feet o/c in the shop would be modular at 28". 8 spaces would give you 32 foot shop area if you need it. Just a suggestion since I think cost when designing anything. I wont submit for lack of info (answering my previous questions) from you on this project. Thank you, Jim81
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 07:08:42 +0000
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 07:07:41 +0000
Hi, i'm willing to port a proposal. 5 days left, there is still time for. Im spending more time on converting inch foot freaking fractional/ decimals to metric system than focusing on solution itself. Pitty isnt it?
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 21:54:54 +0000
Buyer, You are wanting dimentioned floor plans, foundation plans, roof framing plans and four elevations for two separate buildings, including electrical layouts, hvac info, cross sections, and 3D renderings ? Do you need construction details too ? Could you make that prize $1200. $400 for the shop carport and $800 for the Barn House. That would be a more reasonable fee for cad drawings. Thanks for the opportunity to comment..

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