All posts with tag:non-residential reconstruction

This old barn in the province of Quebec, Canada, just recently stood idle and literally was falling apart, but the owners decided to turn it into a cozy guest house where they could host holiday parties and gather large groups of friends. All architectural features and the unique facade have been carefully preserved; the interior…

Not many people of the small town of Henley, which is 45 minutes from London, could imagine that the old 100-year-old barn might look like this. A few years ago, the architect McLaren Excell created a real miracle – the ugly duckling the building turned into a magnificent example of modern architecture or simply a…

Prenzlauer is considered one of the most dynamic and vibrant areas of Berlin: there are many shops, cafes and restaurants here, and its nightlife attracts young people from all over Europe. But in the heart of this bustling life there is an oasis of peace and tranquility – a residential complex of loft apartments in…

Hotels in former non-residential buildings are always something very interesting and unusual. We have already posted about the German hotel in the old prison, or about the hotel in a French hospital in Israel. Today we offer to go to the Belgian Antwerp and take a first look at the new stylish Hotel August, which…

In the 21st century, this ancient stone estate in Catalonia, Spain, began a new life. Bohemian interiors and furniture of the 19th century gave way to minimalism, dark colors and wood. Not only the main three-storey house, but also the adjacent annexe, which had previously served as a stable, underwent alteration. The horses live on…

We all know the famous children’s fairy tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but in this unique loft in Paris the fairy tale comes true. The fact is that the home is located in the premises of the real chocolate factory, which once operated in this place. Therefore, the loft interior spaces are really outstanding…

Today we have a classic American loft with all the typical attributes: a former industrial building, huge windows in black framing, a large open plan, high ceilings and open pipes. But there is also something from recent design trends – plenty of live plants create a special environment that is called urban jungle. By the…

This awesome loft in Sydney literally bathes in the abundant daylight, there is even a feeling that you are always outdoors – glass ceilings, open planning and second light do the trick. It is important to note that in the past this place was a warehouse, hence the unusual architecture of the home, which is…

For the past 30 years, an office has been located in this premise in Madrid, but today nothing says about its past. Designer Raul Martins has turned a boring commercial space into a bright and attractive modern home with an interesting decor. During the renovation, the layout and architecture of the rooms underwent major changes…