All posts with tag:non-residential reconstruction

The notorious American city of Detroit is slowly reborn from the serious economic and social crisis that has been here in recent decades. There are fewer and fewer abandoned buildings in the downtown, new public spaces, restaurants, and hotels appear. Today we want to share the magnificent new Shinola Hotel, which recently opened in the…

This apartment is located in a former post office in the western part of Stockholm – a large old sign still hangs on the exterior of the building as a tribute to the past. As we know, in such unusual buildings often quite interesting living spaces are obtained, and this apartment is also memorable. Of…

It is always interesting to see how old abandoned non-residential buildings get a second chance and find a new beautiful life. This coziest little cottage in Canada was once a stable, hence low ceilings and modest room size. But these small flaws are almost not felt in the updated look, because designer Ashley Montgomery has…

3 levels, wooden ceiling beams, and real fireplace – you probably thought that we are talking about a spacious wooden cottage, or perhaps even a mountain chalet. But no, this is a townhouse almost in the very center of Moscow. The fact is that the housing is located in a former garage building, which provided…

Converting old industrial or commercial premises into residential buildings is an excellent tradition in European countries. This barn in the Cotswolds in the UK has found a new life after extensive renovation. It was important for the owners to preserve the spirit and history of the place, but not to sacrifice comfort. The designer created…

In a small mountain town in Colorado, an old church stood idle until one local family once noticed it. The new owners decided to convert the house into an unusual family residence, where they could stay during their winter holidays. Gorgeous arched windows with patterns (especially in the living room!) and ceiling vaults do not…

The English furniture designer Russel Pinch often came to this family estate in the west of France as a child, but only recently he and his wife decided to convert the old cowshed located on the site into a cozy home. To begin with, the family cleaned up all the stuff and demolished unnecessary partitions…