Spotted by an avid Facebook reader, here’s today’s fabulous house: the Collage House by Jonathan Tuckey – thanks Duncan!
Jonathan Tuckey and his design office is a leading advocate for transforming existing buildings to contemporary uses. They just love juxtaposing modern elements over original features to create dynamic and exciting spaces.
This house is Jonathan’s own, called the Collage House, originally a steel fabrication workshop in West Kilburn, with a back extension of plywood and glass panels
This 4,000 square foot classic loft space tries to maintain the openness, utilitarian and industrial language of its raw brick, wood, and steel elements exposed.
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.
This installation by Brasilian interior designer Luiz Fernando Grabowsky for the Casa Cor exhibition in Rio to showcase a multifunctional living area in a single (but quite spacious) room
Very cool, eclectic and personal, lateral loft space taking up the first floor of an industrial turn of the 20th century sign manufacturing workshop in Shoreditch, London.
When a building such as a factory, an office or even odd spaces such as a church or a light tower are no longer used they get abandoned. There’s not much you can do with them, given their specific designs. However, ambitious architects and designers manage to revive these spaces and turn them into commercial spaces or cozy homes. This apartment, for example, is inside a former radio factory.
Marco Dellatorre designed this 5-meter-high loft in an old metal factory in Milan. His goal was to pay homage to the original industrial use of the building while avoiding minimalism and preserving the open plan.
German design office sprenger von der lippe, has recently completed the ‘houseboat on the eilbek canal’, a floating residence situated between two bridges along a waterway in Hamburg, Germany.
North and south exposures in this 3000 square foot loft in Tribeca allowed us to line the south facing wall with two guest bedrooms and a 900 sf master suite. The trapezoid shaped plan creates an exaggerated perspective as one looks through the main living space space to the kitchen.
Located in the heart of the fashion district, this former manufacturing space provided workshop/apd with numerous opportunities to reinterpret materials and their respective forms.
This gorgeous loft located in Florence, Italy, used to be a carpenter’s workshop. Using more than 300 old wooden ballot boxes, architect Alessandro Capellaro remodeled this “box house” with a mix of vintage furniture, bold colors and unique objects.
For today, I brought a large gray and red loft in New York. The living room has plenty of space. The red accent color is repeated all over the place.
When Hollie and Sean Strasburg bought their loft in the Tire Town building in Salt Lake City, they knew immediately that they wanted to bring the space back to its industrial roots.
A former warehouse was transformed into this modern loft in Brussels, Belgium by SHSH architects. The goal was to create an experience of colors and textures – on a limited budget. The concept revolved around the loft as ‘the ocean’ and constructed elements (kitchen, bedrooms, bathroom) as ‘the islands’.
In the heart of Mount Pleasant’s brewery district, just a short walk away from a variety of restaurants and breweries, you’ll find the Mecca. This double-height, Insane Vancouver Loft is most probably the largest unit in the building.
You could miss this industrial loft for a library – a huge bookshelf dominates the living room.