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School house converted into loft style dwelling in Seattle

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An historical school house has been converted into a stunning loft style dwelling by Mark Ashby Design, located in the historic Queen Anne district of Seattle, Washington. This grand residence is set in a privileged location just blocks from the water. The project entailed a full scale remodel of the property, preserving structural details and infusing the spaces with […]



Brooklyn brownstone renovation features a beautiful restoration

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A four-story brownstone was converted from a three family into a contemporary single family residence by Lang Architecture, located in Brooklyn, New York. The original details were carefully retained and restored, while the back wall refinished to integrate floor to ceiling and wall to wall steel windows.  The first level offers an office and den area with views out […]

Church conversion to breathtaking family home in Chicago

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This beautiful church conversion project of 5,500 square feet was carried out by interior architecture firm Linc Thelen Design, located in Chicago, Illinois. The home is very grand in scale, designed for a family of five, hosting seven bedrooms and six full bathrooms with plenty of space for family interaction. The open plan living, kitchen and dining area features […]

Historically preserved 17th century villa in the Italian countryside

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This 17th century country residence was renovated and historically preserved for a family with a passion for art and design by Visionnaire, located in Bologna, Italy. Rolling hills covered with cypress trees surrounds the ancient villa, an imposing structure that features classical lines. The three-story home had been abandoned and neglected for years and was in […]

Stylishly designed 400 year old cave-like house in Ibiza

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Whitewashed stone walls and wood beams are characteristic of this 400 year old cave-like home in Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Two New Yorkers call this place home, where they happily live off the beaten path, surrounded by almond trees, cactus and olive trees. The interior was barely touched since the building […]

Charming old barn transformed into a refuge in the Empordà

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A charming old barn was recovered and turned into a holiday retreat by studio AP Interiorisme, located in the Empordà, an historical region of Catalonia, Spain. The new homeowners were looking for a spacious and bright house  when they came upon an old abounded barn. It formed part of an old farmhouse situated at the edge of a quiet […]

Abandoned 250-year-old stone farmhouse revival in France

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A derelict 250-year-old stone farmhouse has been transformed by a couple who gets enjoyment out of fixing up abandoned spaces, located in the Gers region of southwest France. No one had lived in this home, which includes a few outbuildings on the property, for 50 years prior to the homeowners purchasing it in 1998 for $125,000. Now, 16 […]