A stunning Live/Work loft in a well-known London warehouse conversion with a private courtyard just off Kingsland Road. The design and quality is outstanding and takes the best advantages of the original features and combines brilliantly with contemporary functionality.
Sometimes it is hard to build your own house especially when you are not an expert and you do not have a fortune. Here it is an example which may help make an idea of what you can do in case you are the owner of an old place which may become your home and working area at the same time.
After two years of restoration, John Lautner’s famous Chemosphere house in the Hollywood Hills above Los Angeles, is once again the remarkable innovative design that Lautner created in 1960. The new owners Angelika and Benedikt Taschen first saw the house in 1997 in a neglected state, and set about repairing the building and Lautner’s reputation. “(The house) was unique”, Ms. Taschen recalled. “authentic and intense, idealistic and full of fantasy, non-conformist. I felt immediately that it fit our character perfectly.”
Canadian architects Wonder Inc. designed this chic live work loft where the owner â€“ an artist â€“ could let his creativity run wild. Inside, the minimalist interiors feature white walls and ceilings that bounce light around and light up every corner. Hanging on the clean bright walls, artwork catches the eye and creates an art-gallery atmosphere.
LÃ¡zaro Rosa-ViolÃ¡n describes himself as an â€˜urban archaeologistâ€™ and â€˜style hunterâ€™. His studio has been published a few times, but every time I see his work, I am stopped dead in my tracks. The studio, Contemporain, consists of LÃ¡zaro and his team of eight interior, industrial, and graphic designers.
An old movie theatre has been transformed into an incredible loft space, situated in the old city of Ghent, Belgium. The owners created their very own â€˜Dollywoodâ€™. The interiors feature concrete flooring, dramatic high ceilings and clerestory windows with ample daylight.