All posts with tag:non-residential reconstruction

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…

“To realize a childhood dream” – this is how we can describe this project near Stockholm. When the children of the owners grew up and went on their own life journey, the spouses Johan and Mia decided to change their place of residence for something very unusual and original one. The old chocolate factory for…

We love the stories of large-scale reconstructions because in such houses a special atmosphere usually reigns. Previously in this barn in Spain the owners kept hay and different equipment, but now it is a wonderful country home. New windows were installed in the building and decorated with shutters, a veranda and a balcony were constructed,…

This Dublin home is remarkable not only for its location in the building of the former paper mill, but also for its amazing mixture of different forms and materials. The coarse brick here adjoins the mirrors in gold frames, the affectionate pink sofa is inscribed in the gloomy industrial corridor, and the blue glossy tiles…