1700s Coach House Renovated Into a Spacious Home

Zecc Architects have designed the conversion of a monumental coach house annex stables from 1760 into a spacious home. Large open spaces were achieved by removing the built details of previous renovation while preserving most of the historical elements. Description by Zecc Architects: The stable, still complete with hay racks, stone troughs and iron cast horse heads, is used as a living room. The original tack room is now the […]


New House Built on 19th Century Train Depot

Gray Organschi architecture studio have transformed a space in Connecticut where a tiny local train depot from the 19th century once existed. The new house now stands on the robust 19th century rubble foundation.    Description by Gray Organschi Architecture: The Shepaug River Valley Railroad, which ran along the Bantam River in the late 19th century, stopped at this location, once the site of a tiny local train depot. We saved […]


Beautifully Renovated 30-meter High Water Tower From The 1930s

Located in a small village of Steenokkerzeel in Belgium is Chateau d’eau, a 30-meter high water tower from the 1930s. It was abandoned for decades before Patrick Mets, a businessman, saw potential and hired Bham Design Studio to transform it into a beautiful home. The tower’s exterior was fully reinstated while its 6-level interior was transformed into a 450 square meter modern residence. Description by Bham Design Studio: THE HISTORY In a […]


A Century Old Barge Converted Into A Floating House

First sailed in the 1900s, this century old barge was given a new lease on life by transforming it into a 2-bedroom floating apartment in Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden. Photos courtesy Skeppsholmen


Dilapidated Beauty of Manor House Stables by AR Design Studio Ltd

AR Design Studio have designed the Manor House Stables located in Headbourne Worthy, a village and former manor within the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England. This interior and exterior renovation project was completed in 2013. Description by AR Design Studio: What was once the home of the 1946 Grand National Winner ‘Lovely Cottage’, the Stables, located on the outskirts of Winchester, has now been transformed into a wonderful […]


Contemporary Renovation of Schonberg Residence by Dialect Design Architects

Dialect Design architecture studio have designed the Schönberg Residence located in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The existing traditional home was extended to create modern rooms above the garage. Photos from Dialect Design Architects


School to Cozy Home Transformation in Chicago

Sullivan, Goulette & Wilson architecture studio designed the impressive renovation of an 1880s school located in Chicago. Retaining most of the original brick and wood structure, this single family home was built with exceptional commitment to use sustainable technology. Photos by SGW


Contemporary Taringa House by Loucas Zahos Architects

Loucas Zahos Architects designed the Taringa House located in an inner west suburbs of Brisbane, Australia. This 509 square meter contemporary steel and glazing project is a fabulous extension of a traditional 4-bedroom cottage. Photos by Christopher Frederick Jones


Charming Brick House Renovation Project by Clare Cousins Architects

Australian-based studio Clare Cousins Architects designed the extension of the Brick House located on a long and narrow site in Prahran. The project is a single storey addition of an existing Edwardian house which called for a private central courtyard space from the neighboring homes. Brick House by Clare Cousins Architects: Designed for a young family the house caters for their needs now and in the future. A flexible space, referred […]


The Skillion House by Techne Architects

Melbourne-based studio Techne Architects designed the renovation and addition project of Skillion House. Located in a 300 square meter corner site in Flemington, Australia this house renovation project illustrates ‘smart siting, clean detailing and economical construction’. Photos by Tom Blachford Photography