By looking at this modern family residence in Fitzroy, Australia, you would never imagine that it once was a horse stables back in the 1830s. The renovation by Andrew Simpson Architects is quite astonishing: they led the project of converting the historic building into a high tech and environmentally sustainable home to meet their clients’ needs.
They named the project â€˜Cloud 9â€™, making reference to the 1896 International Cloud-Atlas in which cloud No. 9 Â was the biggest, puffiest and most comfortable-looking. The kitchen, which is really beyond belief, is literally the heart of this home where all the living spaces converge into a central area.
A new loft located in an ancient building – the 17th century house has been entirely renovated recently- ceiling height of 5 metres and beautiful old wooden beams.
A former carpet warehouse recovers splendor after a renewal that respects its roots, combining industrial and pieces with a lot of history with new custom-made items.
Holger Schubert lives in Los Angeles, California, and he loves dream cars. He loves them so much he designed a dream garage for his dream car.
Gil Rigaud, a doctor in Fort Lauderdale, wanted to downsize from his 3,000-square-foot house and completely change the way he was living. “I wanted to use every room, simplify, downsize, and get rid of a lot of my stuff,” he explains. “I wanted my home to be comfortable but not overdone; I get overwhelmed by too much stuff.”
Today I show you an LA loft filled with the personality and character of its owner, Chris Cushingham, a design student who has made this home as well as his graduate project in Downtown Los Angeles, California.
This pumping station was built in the 1980s on an artificial island in the sea 300 metres off shore. The conversion preserves the landscape and architecture as a monument of Soviet industrial heritage.
The “A” House Loft is bold, beautiful, and daring modern design through and through. This striking black and white interior design retains just the right amount of that industrial charm.
An oasis of peace out of time in the center of Cape Town, South Africa: an unusual home set in a 19th century Protestant church.
A chic loft in New York City, somewhere on the border between Soho and Tribeca. It is bright, cheerful, modern with just a touch of old world architectural charm.
Look at this home! Modern blending with traditional. Opposing genres are unexpected and this tension really does it.
And right in the heart of the action is Lafayette Street, a truly extraordinary home. Built in 1905 and retaining many original features, this home offers acres of space and a vibe that’s exotic yet New York through and through.
The Lime Works, on the outskirts of Faversham, is a conversion of two water towers, made into an art deco-inspired contemporary home. The building was built in the early 1930s and was a functioning water softening plant until 1942.
What happens if two designers – one modernist, one traditional – team up to fit a former tire warehouse? A wonderful contemporary loft – take a look.
The huge Palm Springs estate of Bob Hope, the comic icon of midcentury film and television, and his wife, Dolores, is being brought to market for the first time this month, at an asking price of $50 million.
Judith and Robert live together, work side-by-side and think big together. While walking by the river Oise nine years ago, they came across an abandoned factory.