2017 | Commercial Buildings (under 5,000 sq.ft) | 2nd Place

The Barn at Briscoe Manor
Built By:
Morton Buildings, Inc.
Richmond, TX
Building use, importance, and newsworthiness:

Briscoe Manor is an event facility located in Richmond, TX. They host many types of events, but the main focus is weddings on the weekends. They sit on 50 Acres that have been in the family for over 180 yrs. Briscoe Manor built The Barn this year to add the service of smaller type events such as: rehearsal luncheons/dinners, Anniversary Parties, Couple Showers, Birthday parties and local corporate daytime/evening events. This building is 36’x72’ with a 15’x36’ lean to and shares a 12’ wide porch with a courtyard to entertain guests. This Barn type structure is also our 5th Morton Building to build since 2004.

Unique features:

Interior ship lap siding with brick accents, inset glass walls behind sliding doors, glass overhead doors for effect and lighting, chandeliers, and custom exterior interior lighting.

Post-frame advantage:

The role of wood played a huge roll in the barn, client was envisioning the traditional exposed wood truss look he could not get with steel.

Cost per Sq. Ft.:


Duration to complete:

153 Days