Awesome Renovation of a Family Home in The Netherlands by AD Lab

Architectural firm AD Lab renovated this former bungalow family home in The Netherlands, which has been the sanctuary of the clients for over 25 years. What makes the transformation special is that the designers were sensitive to the emotional bond that the residents had with their old home that has treasured a lot of family memories. Description by AD Lab: Having constructed their house themselves over 25 years prior, the […]


Luxurious Relais Masseria Capasa in Italy by Paolo Fracasso

Porto Viro-based designer Paolo Fracasso renovated the Relais Masseria Capasa, a luxurious Mediterranean hotel in Martano, Italy originally constructed in the 18th century. [via homedsgn]


Laidback Casa No Tempo in Portugal by João and Andreia Rodrigues and Aires Mateus

João and Andreia Rodrigues in collaboration with design firm Manuel Aires Mateus renovated an old family farm into a laidback bed and breakfast Casa No Tempo just outside Lisbon, Portugal.  Description by the architects: “Casa No Tempo” has been in the family for many years. It was our granddad’s will that we look after it until the next generation. Being aware of his vision we tried to aim higher, connecting […]


Beautiful Renovation of a Hundred Year-Old Greek Stable into a Retreat in Tinos Island Holiday House by Ioannis Exarchou

Athens-based architect Ioannis Exarchou renovated the cave-like stone interior of a hundred year-old Greek stable in Tinos Island into a summer retreat for two with a minimum cost. Description by Ioannis Exarchou: The work is a response to a requirement of vacation – temporary residence in an abandoned stable. The programme conforms to the limitations imposed by the elaborate stone building. It consists of three areas: an oblong which accommodates […]


Contemporary Eco-House in London by Nash Baker Architects

London studio-based practice Nash Baker Architects designed the Bourne Lane in Kent, London for a retiring couple who wanted a more modern, sustainable and accessible home. Description by Nash Baker Architects: This contemporary eco-house sits harmoniously in the grounds of a traditional nineteenth century Oast house which has been the client’s home for 25 years. Designed for a Norwegian and British couple contemplating retirement and no longer wishing to look […]


Awesome Renovation of a London Apartment with Concrete Ceiling Beams and Columns by Inside Out Architecture

Inside Out Architecture  renovated the interior of Warner House, a central London apartment in Clerkenwell, London with exposed concrete ceiling beams and columns. Description by Inside Out Architecture: Following the success of a number of London refurbishment projects, Inside Out Architecture was appointed to redesign the interior layout of a unique apartment space in Clerkenwell, Central London, in early 2012. The existing building has an intriguingly tactile industrial structure, with exposed […]


Homey Steel and Traditional Stone Residence in Spain by Zest Architecture

Barcelona-based Zest Architecture renovated a farm house in Spain’s Gavarres mountains into a homey steel and traditional stone residence. Description by Zest Architecture: Villa CP is a restoration project, whereby a 21st century house has been created inside an old stone structure. The existing stone walls have been largely rebuilt, with enormous openings towards the landscape linking the house to its spectacular surroundings: a National Park of cork oak with […]


Contemporary Renovation of DM House in Brazil by Studio Guilherme Torres

The DM House is a modern renovation of a 1970s family residence in São Paulo, Brazil by Studio Guilherme Torres. [via contemporist]


Cozy Renovation of a Rural Stone Building in Italy by act_romegialli

Italian architectural firm act_romegialli designed the Casòn, a cozy village stone house renovation in Cerido, Italy. Description by act_romegialli: The project deals with the renovation of a rural stone building consisting of three volumes which were originally separated. The original heights, the outline silhouette of the building and the dimensions have been preserved. The stones walls are left rough and treated with the traditional technique called “rasapietra” both inside and outside. […]


Homey Sereine Residence in France by Septembre

Paris-based studio Septembre beautifully transformed an old farmhouse in France into an absolutely cozy summer home. According to the team: “The project consists of keeping as much as possible of the old structure while adapting it to a new use. Discrete interventions on the internal fittings and use of rugged materials with natural appearance allows for a gentle preservation of the initial appearance of the building.” Photos by Linus Ricard via […]