Realtor.com has neat pictures showing the conversion of barns into homes — called, somewhat stupidly, “barndominiums”. 

Does an architect need special skills to perform this work, or can any decent architect use his or her imagination and structural know-how to design a barn into a home?  More important, does this type of structure appeal to you as your own place to live?  Check out: http://bit.ly/3f468FJ