Barn Conversion

With suburban sprawl increasing and untold acres of farmland being converted into developments, creative adaptive re-use is often the only alternative to demolition for many of the historic barns which still anchor our rural landscape. Because of their handsome timber frames and wide open plans and spaces, they easily lend themselves to a variety of innovative designs and new applications. Fitzgerald's Heavy Timber Construction, Inc. is a general contractor experienced in both new timberframe design and construction and in historic restoration. We have seen that historic building technologies can create unexpected issues for designers and project managers not used to adapting them to modern requirements.  Our comprehensive approach enables us to provide a complete design, budget, and schedule for the most complex conversion project, ensuring a beautiful, functional and treasured result. 


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1860 Bank Barn Conversion to Woodworking Studio   Barn Conversion to Woodworking Shop
Near New Market, Maryland
1860 Bank Barn Conversion to Woodworking Studio

Conversion of a ca. 1860 Bank Barn From Agricultural Use to a Woodworker's Dream Studio  

Conversion of 18th Century Stone Bank Barn to Residential Use   Residential Barn Conversion
Near Woodsboro, Maryland
Conversion of 18th Century Stone Bank Barn to Residential Use

This Showcase Project Converted an 18th Century Stone Bank Barn From Agricultural Use Into a Residence.  

Adaptive Re-use of Barn to Recreational Purpose   Barn Conversion to Recreational Building
Near Gaithersburg, Maryland
Adaptive Re-use of Barn to Recreational Purpose

This 20th century dairy barn conversion for recreational use required the repair of the existing timber frame and the construction of significant additional timber framing.  

Conversion of Small Barn to Musical Instrument Repair Shop and Boat House   Hog Barn to Musical Instrument Shop
New Market, MD, Maryland
Conversion of Small Barn to Musical Instrument Repair Shop and Boat House

Hog Barn Converted To Musical Instrument Shop. Completed in 2009  

Conversion of Bank Barn to School Facility   Barn Conversion to School Building
Near Myersville, Maryland
Conversion of Bank Barn to School Facility

Completed Conversion Of a Bank Barn Into a School