Not everyone is happy with changing a stunning old church into a trendy modern home. Some architects take this a step further by using the expansive and inspiring interiors of an old church as the background for an enthralling bookstore. The Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore in Netherlands was conjured up and created by Merkx+Girod Architecten as a majestic Gothic church found a new lease on life.
The interior of the remodeled condo looks sleek elegant and in line with the basics of modern design. Nothing is too complicated and a smart console becomes the focal point of the living room along with the television. An accent wall in oak wood adds a tinge of grey to the room while low-slung decor gives the space an airy appeal.
We absolutely love contemporary renovation and restoration projects that focus on adaptive reuse of the existing structure and materials. Located on an old Spanish farm in the sleepy scenic village of in the this lovely home transformation is all about a balanced and organic blend of modern comfort with old world charm.
A grand master bedroom guest rooms and other private spaces are housed on the top level while a beautiful lap pool and an outdoor lounge steal the show outside. The fabulous beach home was designed to withstand a future rise in sea level or unexpected storm surges making it a smart and safe haven overlooking the Atlantic.
This beautiful house in an affluent neighborhood of was originally built in the 1920s. With being popular from 1890 to the early 1940s in the US the house was built with distinct pitched gable roofs embellished doorways and other intricate features that were inherent to the style. The owners of the residence wanted to keep this timeless appeal intact despite ushering in a modern ambiance.
The living area kitchen dining space home office beautiful outdoor terrace and master bedroom are located on the first floor of the villa while the lower level houses the guest quarters and the gorgeous indoor pool along with the courtyard.
Custom-crafted decor bright accents of orange and red along with cozy textures that balance the views of snow-filled slopes outside perfectly complete this cool condo. It may seem like a tall order but Charles Rose Architects managed to pull it off for the Manhattan home of Grammy-winning violinist and composer Joshua Bell without missing a beat. Converted from the upper floors of an old manufacturing plant the harmonious two-level penthouse with a soaring glass atrium and oasis-like rooftop terrace is certainly music to our ears.