Post & Beam

barn kits

What’s the Deal With Barn Kits?

by Dustin Gruetter • October 25, 2017

The word ‘barn’ comes with a lot of connotation, and so does the word ‘kit.’ When taken together these two words can make for a negative view of barn kits, and a fundamental misunderstanding of the value they can provide. Further, there’s a tendency to pigeon hole barn kits into a specific category, which makes […]


Rustic Inspiration: Barn Home Ideas

by Brian Hurst • October 18, 2017

The barn home is a classic house design with a timeless aesthetic. With their throwback features and exposed wood finishes, barn homes can be otherwise thought of as houses designed in the style of barns or barns converted into living spaces. While barns may call to mind farm-related images such as livestock and dirty boots, […]


window wall

Room With A View: Planning For A Window Wall

by Bret Loftis • October 11, 2017

Nothing brightens a room like natural light shining through a big window, but what if you could amplify that effect? The addition of a window wall means you can make the most of your outside view, whether that’s a stunning outdoor landscape or a bustling urban scene. Further, window walls add a breath of fresh […]


garage apartment

Under Construction: Garage Apartment in Sandy, Oregon

by Josh Tittle • September 27, 2017

At any given time, the DC Structures team is hard at work designing pre-engineered materials packages for clients across the U.S. This stunning garage with living quarters is currently under construction in beautiful Sandy, Oregon. Adapted from our flexible Oakridge 48’ kit design, this luxurious garage apartment is expected to finish construction within the next […]


custom kit design

Custom Made Easy: DC Custom Kit Design

by Brian Hurst • September 20, 2017

DC Structures is in the business of selling blueprints for our clients’ dreams. From small-scale projects to large commercial properties, our versatile kits have been adapted to suit a diverse mix of client needs. While our innovative post-and-beam building kits make for flexible designs that serve an array of lifestyles, we understand that not everyone […]


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Flexibility for Your Vision: DC Flex Design

by Terrell Martin • September 13, 2017

DC Structures made its name by designing an innovative line of prefabricated post and beam building kits. With a variety of kits ranging in size, price and scope, DC Structures prides itself in the versatility of its offerings. That said, we understand some people won’t always find exactly what they’re looking for in our selection […]


The Lady Cave: Turn a Cabin Kit into the Backyard She-Shed You Deserve

by Brian Hurst • August 9, 2017

We’ve all heard of the man cave—that bastion of masculinity in all of its dart-board, mini-kegerator and classic neon-beer-sign glory—but what about the lady cave? The lesser-known lady cave is woman’s response to the man cave, and is born of the obvious yet under-celebrated idea that women need their own space just as much as […]


covered riding arena

Project Preview: Oregon City Covered Riding Arena and Barn with Living Quarters

by Josh Tittle • May 10, 2017

At any given time, DC Structures has a number of projects under construction across the U.S. These range from residential homes and apartment barns to large-scale commercial operations such as athletic centers and event spaces. Once in a blue moon, we get a unique and rare opportunity to blur the lines a bit by designing […]


apartment barn

Project Preview: Lake Elsinor Apartment Barn

by Bret Loftis • March 22, 2017

Nationwide barn kit company DC Structures has apartment barn projects under construction all over the country. We guarantee our clients builder support throughout the duration of their build, but we also keep in touch simply because we enjoy watching their plans take shape. Building relationships with the people who buy our apartment barn kits is […]


garage with living quarters

360° Barn Home Tour: Garage With Living Quarters

by Scott Desbiens • February 7, 2017

DC Structures’ post and beam building kits are designed to bring you closer to your passions—literally! Guided by the idea that where you live and what you love should be one in the same, we offer flexible and functional packages that can be modified to suit your unique lifestyle. This garage with upstairs living quarters […]