It’s not just old barns and factories that can be revamped into creative homes. Even unused public libraries can be renovated into stunning homes. Located in Sellwood this elegant home was once a library that was remodeled and revamped to meet the needs of a modern urban family.
This exquisite lounge brings together the best of both worlds in an unassuming yet elegant manner. The lower level of the house itself features a chic living space an indoor kitchen a dining area and a cool home office. A wine cellar next to the staircase makes for an interesting visual and saves up on space.
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.
Renovating a classic home with its own defined style and unique features can be quite a challenge at the best of times. The task becomes even trickier when you are trying to preserve this classic style while giving the interior a fresh modern makeover.
On the inside insulated structural panels and passive heating and cooling technologies have been used to make the house as energy efficient as possible. Embracing a minimalist design with clean straight lines the box-like outline of the home sets the tone for the decor and color choices inside.