Trendy K5 Hotel in Tokyo was once a Familiar Bank in the City

We have seen various versions of renovations but have you ever heard of a previous bank transformed into a trendy hotel? According to Design Milk, the K5 hotel which is situated in Tokyo, Japan operates as “a micro-complex” of guest rooms, restaurants, bars and social spaces. The concept of the hotel was based on the goal of offering guests an experience “existing with nature in the city” that is personified […]


Gorgeous Renovation of a Spanish Colonial Home in California by Chet Callahan and Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Architect Chet Callahan in collaboration with Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design renovated a 1934 Spanish colonial home in Los Feliz, California into a modern and gorgeous residence for Callahan’s young family. Photos by Art Grey via design-milk


Gorgeous Renovation of a Rural Home in Spain by Dom Arquitectura

Dom Arquitectura  renovated this historic home in La Cerdanya, Spain into a gorgeous rural residence. Description by Dom Arquitectura: The project is located in a small village in La Cerdanya. Located on the north valley side and facing south, the dense rural core is formed by about 20 houses, is surrounded by fields and meadows where agriculture and farming are the main activities. Breathtaking views of the Cadi in front […]


Fascinating Ballard Remodel in Washington by Grouparchitect

Grouparchitect designed this beautiful project, a fascinating remodel of a home located in Seattle, Washington. Description by Grouparchitect: This home remodel is located just north of the Ballard Locks in Seattle, Washington. The original split-level home configuration was maintained to limit scope of work while rebuilding the central exposed stairway to the new upper floor with access to a roof top deck with views of downtown Seattle and Mount Rainier. The […]


Relaxing Holiday Home Converted from an Old Farmhouse in France by Septembre

Paris-based architects Septembre converted a 19th-century farmhouse in Loire Valley, France for a couple and their two children as a getaway from Paris and London, where they own art galleries. Description by Septembre: Conversion of an old farmhouse into a summer home. The project consist 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 […]


Impressive Renovation of an East Hampton Home in New York by Mojo Stumer Associates

Mojo Stumer Associates made an impressive renovation of this East Hampton home in New York with a modern approach featuring a zinc roof and zinc panels that cover the façade. Description by Mojo Stumer Associates: Hamptons living takes a modern approach in this newly renovated home nestled in the popular town of East Hampton, NY. Located on Eastern Long Island in New York State, the Hamptons are a popular summer […]


Stunning Renovation of a Former Farmhouse into a Modern Residence in Italy by VPS Architetti

VPS Architetti designed the A2 House, a former farmhouse renovated into a modern home located in Castelmuzio, Siena, Italy. Description by VPS Architetti: “The project called for the transformation of the farmhouse into a residence, adapting the structure to the clients’ requirements by redesigning the interior layout, restoring and renovating the facades, and providing new mechanical systems. There was no increase to the existing historic volumes. A series of service […]


Awesome Transformation of a Former Garage into a Modern Loft in France by Teresa Sapey

Italian designer/architect Teresa Sapey made an awesome renovation of a former garage into a modern loft located in the industrial portion of Bordeaux, France. [via home-designing]


Lovely Garden Room in Sydney by Welsh+Major

Australian architectural practice Welsh+Major designed ‘The Garden Project’, a renovation of a late Victorian home in Sydney into a garden oasis. Description by Welsh+Major: The spaces, connections and uses of rear of a late Victorian home in inner-city Sydney have been re-imagined by creating a flexible series of indoor and outdoor spaces that actively link the original house with its surroundings to transform it into a garden oasis. The project […]


Interior Renovation of a Century-old Home in Canada by blackLAB architects

Canadian firm blackLAB architects recently renovated this 2500-sq ft, century-old home in Toronto with a new landscaping and complete re-working of the ground, second and third floors. Description by blackLAB architects: This interior renovation includes a complete re-working of the ground, second and third floors. New landscaping, complete with a deck and pergola are also encapsulated. The existing interior has seen significant change; gone is the very segregated dark interior, […]