Dog Kennels and Other Non-Horse Barn Designs

DC Structures built its reputation by designing horse barns and barn-style homes, but what about spaces for your non-equine four-legged friends? Our repertoire of projects consists of countless structures that were created to help equestrian enthusiasts care for their horses. Oftentimes, however, horses aren’t the only animals our customers own. That’s why DC Structures also … Continue reading Dog Kennels and Other Non-Horse Barn Designs

Eco Tips: Sustainable Barn Design

DC Structures values good stewardship of the environment and Earth’s natural resources. This principle is echoed through our space-efficient designs and our use of responsibly sourced products, such as premium heavy timbers from the Pacific Northwest. Our appreciation for nature and our focus on efficiency inform much of our approach to building design. When you … Continue reading Eco Tips: Sustainable Barn Design

Project Feasibility: Can I Build This Here?

There are plenty of reasons to be exhausted by a construction projects, and one of the biggest of those headaches relates to project feasibility. As you begin your design, planning and construction process, it’s important to consider how things like zoning, building on protected lands and other new construction requirements may affect your project. With a … Continue reading Project Feasibility: Can I Build This Here?

Barns for Classic Car Collection Storage

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 … Continue reading Barns for Classic Car Collection Storage

Planning for your Wedding and Event Barn

Spring is in the air, and business owners and entrepreneurs alike are wondering how to take their wedding and event businesses to the next level. For all the opportunities they provide, barns that can be used as private event spaces have become a top trend in the industry. From rustic weddings to company parties, DC … Continue reading Planning for your Wedding and Event Barn

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

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

Dressing Up Your Wedding Barn

There’s a common misconception that buying a pre-engineered kit means your structure will be a cookie cutter project, but that doesn’t have to be the case! With some help from the DC crew and a little imagination, you can totally personalize any kit to be the exact venue you are looking for. With so many … Continue reading Dressing Up Your Wedding Barn

Summer Wedding Trends: Wedding Barn Bells Are Ringing

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 … Continue reading Summer Wedding Trends: Wedding Barn Bells Are Ringing

Project Preview: Lake Elsinor Apartment Barn

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 … Continue reading Project Preview: Lake Elsinor Apartment Barn

Barn Workshop Kits: Grow Your Business

Ready to take your business to the next level? Whether you’re looking for a heavy-duty work space or a place to conduct your business operations—or both!—the versatile barn workshop kits from DC Structures are a durable and cost-effective solution to your company’s needs. This spacious home business workshop outside Seattle, Washington is a shining example … Continue reading Barn Workshop Kits: Grow Your Business

Finishing Touches: Barn Home Accessories

The process of designing and building a new structure is a lot of work, but it’s not all doom and gloom! Personalizing your structure with barn home accessories is where the fun comes into play, as no house or horse barn would be complete without them. Barn home accessories can be both functional and aesthetic, … Continue reading Finishing Touches: Barn Home Accessories

Video: Michigan Workshop with Living Quarters

This beautiful Michigan workshop with living quarters is a stunning example of the versatility of our post and beam building kits. Starting with an Oakridge 60’, this apartment barn design was modified to serve as a functional home base during hunting season. This heavy-duty workshop with living quarters features a five-door garage that provides ample … Continue reading Video: Michigan Workshop with Living Quarters

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