Well maybe not to get married. At least in not this deconsecrated and now renovated little brick chapel in West Hobart, Tasmania. This sturdy early 1900′s building has been transformed with a contemporary warehouse vibe but the chapel shell remains as does the simple utilitarian feel. It was plain and functional in the praise of the Lord when it was a church and now it is minimal and functional in the service of the owners.
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.
Regular readers know I have a thing for church conversions – and today I have another one, in the Netherlands: God’s Loft
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.
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.
This loft is a rare gem located in the heart of Yaletown Vancouver. The style reflects clean, minimalistic taste mixed with industrial contemporary flair.
An amazing renovation of a Melbourne art deco house. A neutral palette,wood and brick create a beautiful and modern place.
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.