All posts with tag:non-residential reconstruction

“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…

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…