As industrial parts of cities are being transformed into living neighborhoods, there is a bright future for buildings that served as factories, warehouses. Just as it happened with a landmark Victorian-era water tower in central London.
If the owner of this home wants a bowl of cereal, he must first lift a 40-pound steel ladder into place and climb up several feet to a cabinet where he stores them. The desire to preserve large windows and the lack of available wall space prevented more accessible storage.
Kristan and Scott, owners of the Hammer + Spear online antique shop live in this 325sq meters loft in the Arts District, Los Angeles.
This loft is home, workshop and office in one, the latter function has been gradually formed out of the dining room table and its surroundings. Every item in the loft was part of the owners' former's homes - salvaged objects, antiques.
This project for an extremely creative loft conversion in an industrial property in the heart of Budapest was undertaken by its owner Shay Sabag. The indefinable style of the interior typifies the term eclectic.
Set in the Solent, a historically important strait separating the Isle of Wight from the Great Britain mainland, Spitbank Fort is a Victorian sea fort built on a circular base 50m in diameter. Now it's converted to a small hotel.