Engineered Barn Kit

classic car collection storage

Barns for Classic Car Collection Storage

by Kristoffer Nelson

Are you a classic car nut? With summer inching ever closer, it’s time for your prized investments to come out of hiding and into view. Of course, car shows and warm-weather joy rides would not be possible without adequate car collection storage. DC Structures creates barn kits specifically geared toward the dedicated hobbyist. If classic […]


small barn home kits

Small Barn Home Kits: Houses and Cabins Under 1,000 sq. ft.

by Terrell Martin

Downsizing doesn’t have to mean downgrading. Small home kits are a rising trend in tandem with the shift toward tiny homes and sustainable living. DC Structures has a number of small barn home and cabin kit options that can help you make good use of your space and lessen your environmental footprint. The decision to […]


wedding barn

Summer Wedding Trends: Wedding Barn Bells Are Ringing

by Dave Kolb

Church weddings aren’t for everyone, but a wedding barn ceremony could be! Imagine a rustic barn on a hill, with fabric, flowers and lights draped over exposed wood beams made from the Pacific Northwest’s finest timbers. You can smell fresh cedar in the air, and hear the buzzing sounds of nature just outside. For many […]


apartment barn

Video: Cornelius Apartment Barn Testimonial

by Josh Tittle

For the team at DC Structures, building relationships is just as important as helping customers build their dream barn or barn-style home. We take pride in the quality of our product and service offerings, making client connections a priority both during and after completion of their projects. One of the many benefits of maintaining an […]


barn conversion

Barn Conversion Cons: Why Remodeling Might Be A Bad Idea

by Terrell Martin

Thinking about a remodel for that old wooden barn sitting unused on your property? Here are a few things to consider when planning for a barn conversion. The idea of restoring an old barn into a rustic barn house might sound great in theory, but most of the time it’s a lot more costly and […]


north carolina horse barn

Project Preview: North Carolina Horse Barn

by Scott Desbiens

Oregon-based DC Structures partners with clients across the U.S., turning unique visions into pre-engineered materials packages. From apartment barns and barn-style homes to wineries and wedding and event venues, DC has several projects under construction at any given time. Relationship building is the backbone of our operation, which is why DC Structures provides builder support […]


snow loads

Structural Snow Loads You Can Count On

by Travis Marshall

In regions of the country where annual snowfall is high, buildings must be adequately engineered to withstand heavy snow loads. Snow loads refer to the weight of snow that a building’s rooftop is designed to hold up against. It takes extensive calculations to determine the proper engineering for each building’s specific needs. Structural engineers rely […]


pre-engineered package

The Pre-Engineered Package Advantage

by Travis Marshall

If you’re thinking about adding a barn or barn-style home to your property, then you’re probably weighing the pros and cons of a pre-engineered package. Don’t let the words kit or package fool you into thinking pre-engineered structures are of lesser quality than their custom-built counterparts. Kits take all the guesswork out of designing and […]


Why the DC Approach Benefits Builders

by Brian Hurst

It takes a village to build a barn—or so the saying goes. Constructing a pre-designed barn package calls for collaborative participation between clients, designers and builders. Nationwide barn kit company DC Structures is a team player when it comes to helping its clients achieve their building goals. We translate clients’ visions for their structures into […]


How DC Differs From Other Barn Kit Companies

by Dustin Gruetter

  When you decide to add a new structure to your property, you’ve got to ask yourself one very important question. What kind of investment are you trying to make? There are plenty of barn kit companies out there that can sell you an engineered materials package. The thing is, not all of them can […]