Church conversion in Chicago

This 5,500-square-foot old church in Chicago, Illinois was turned into a home for a family with three young children. The architects did merge modern with original stained glass, along with other existing elements beautifully.

Old and New in Italy

Look at this home! Modern blending with traditional. Opposing genres are unexpected and this tension really does it.

The Pump House

Camouflaged in the north of England, UK, this exceptional two-story building is the result of a notable architecture conversion. The Pump House is the contemporary and sophisticated version of a former water pumping station in Ilkley and shelters …

Oil Mill Loft

Located in Extramadura, a community of western Spain, this amazing building was first constructed by the Jerónimo monks in the 12th century and later became an oil mill. Due to its historic value, its original architecture was kept intact

Mid-Century Modern Loft

If a mix of contemporary design and mid century-modern interiors is your thing, you will love this handsome loft by Poteet Architects. Rich and warm with a luxurious but comfortable atmosphere, this space is well laid out with wonderfully high ceilings.

The Safe House

I’ve just realised that this is Loftenberg’s 200th post! So let’s see something quite special:The Safe House by KWK PROMES is located in a small village on the outskirts of Warsaw, Poland. Surrounding the area, many of the buildings are “Polish cubes” from the 60s and old wooden barns. The house was designed so that the homeowners never feel unsafe or exposed. The result is something of a modern fortress with lots of movable parts and secret openings, complete with a working drawbridge.

Modern Loft in Stockholm

This surely looks like a home to a family who does not compromise on any amenity / luxury ! This place is splendid – what with 15 foot tall ceilings and romantic fireplaces – it looks like its come right off a romantic movie. The setting is just stunning. It overlooks scenic snow covered grounds – huge wide , white spaces which you can just watch for hours while sipping coffee.

Modern Architecture Done Right

We think it’s really hard to do modern decor. You can’t really hide anything. Everything has to be just so – the right color scheme, the right lines, the right spacing…Here is a sample of some beautiful modern decor from the real estate …

Wynkoop Loft

This great-looking loft in Denver, Colorado was designed to reflect the owner’s passion for automobiles. The designer who handled this design is Beaton Design. The challenge was to create a comfortable space that would reflect a strong passion for exotic automobiles in its lines, form and detailing.

Modern Rustic Barn

New York-based architect Russell Groves did a tremendous job preserving the existing structure and bringing modernity to this barn. He knew how to use the height of the building to create even more interest with dramatic Capiz-shell globe chandeliers and with gorgeous furniture, many from his own collection.