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Church Conversion by Homewood Interiors

By • Mar 15, 2015

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Stacia Smith, principal designer and founder of Homewood Interiors engaged an architectural firm specialized in historic building restorations to give a new life to this church from the late 1880s.

The now 3,800 square foot home is located in Glenelg, a rural village in Maryland, USA.

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Vitoria Plaza, Urban Living with Elegance

By • Mar 8, 2015 •  Selected Work 

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Portuguese photographer Ricardo Oliveira Alves sent us shots of different interiors of the Vitoria Plaza building.

This historical residential building is located in Lisbon, the capital and the largest city of Portugal.

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The Nordelec Penthouses by Lemay + CHA & Huma Design

By • Nov 9, 2014

The Nordelec Penthouses by the Cardinal Hardy (1)

Built in 1913 by the Northern Electric Company, the Nordelec remains a remarkable example of Montreal’s early 20th century architecture.

Nordelec Developments (Phase I) recently unveiled its three-level penthouses that will be turned over to their owners in November 2014.

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The Number 6 by Building

By • Feb 25, 2014

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Italian studio Building completed the Number 6 project in 2013.

The architects transformed a 102,000 square foot Palazzo built in 1663 into a high end 36 unit building.

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Casa Cor Rio 2012: Loft + Rio by iving by Luiz Fernando Grabowsky

By • Apr 25, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Casa Cor is the biggest and most important event of national architecture and decoration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 22nd edition took place in  the beautiful former hotel and nurses’ university in Flamengo, for which Brazilian studio Luiz Fernando Grabowsky created this cozy loft-like interior.

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Apartment Madeleine by Ateliers Michael Herrman

By • Apr 8, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Michael Herrman, principal of French studio Ateliers Michael Herrman recently renovated a duplex apartment in a late 18th century building for him and his family.

Located in the eighth-arrondissement of Paris, France, the now 1,500 square foot, three bedroom apartment features a clear glass floor above the dining area to bring daylight to both levels.

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Monteverdi by Ilaria Miani

By • Mar 21, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Monteverdi is a retreat located in Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Italy, and was designed by Ilaria Miani.

The structure is surrounded by the stunning Tuscan countryside, and its interior makes use of the rustic element of the exposed ceiling beams and stone walls to add character.

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The Das Stue Hotel in Berlin

By • Mar 12, 2013

The Das Stue Hotel is located in Berlin, Germany.

The hotel is hip and stylish, a bundle of textures and patterns resulting in a sophisticated and fun environment.

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Mercer Hotel Barcelona by Rafael Moneo

By • Jan 4, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has designed the Mercer Hotel Barcelona.

Completed in 2012, this exclusive contemporary hotel is part of a historical monument located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain.

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Domus Civita by Studio F

By • Jan 2, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Domus Civita by Studio F is located in Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy.

The challenge with the remodeling of the project was designing a space suitable for today’s living while still honoring the 2600 year old structure.

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Stunning Water Cleaning Station Conversion on the French Riviera

By • Dec 12, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Former Belgian army pilot Philippe Tondeur, one of our readers, has sent us photos of his spectacular loft-like residence located in Villefranche sur Mer, a small coastal town on the French Riviera.

This 1910 water cleaning station was converted into an impressive 5,400 square foot 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom loft.

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Stunning Water Tower Conversion in London

By • Nov 26, 2012 •  Selected Work 

London-based location agency 1st-Option features a unique portfolio of shoot locations for stills photography, TV and filming.

We spotted this unique project on their website, a truly stunning water tower conversion located in north-western London, England, UK.

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God’s Loftstory by Leijh, Kappelhof, Seckel, van den Dobbelsteen

By • Nov 21, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Dutch studio Leijh, Kappelhof, Seckel, van den Dobbelsteen Architecten completed the God’s Loftstory project.

The architects converted a historical Dutch church into a unique loft living space in Haarlo, a village in the province of Gelderland, The Netherlands.

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Stunning Vicarage Conversion in Southern Sweden

By • Nov 18, 2012

This former brick vicarage located near Malmö in southern Sweden, was converted into a stunning 4,500 square foot modern home.

Built in 1904 and renovated in 2007, the residence boasts four bedrooms, three bathrooms, large living areas and a chic, contemporary, monochrome interior.

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The Pool Shophouse by FARM and KD Architects

By • Oct 11, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Singapore-based studio FARM and KD architects have converted a 1920’s Singapore shophouse into a modern home with an impressive indoor lap pool stretched along the ground floor.

This project is one of eight renovated attached properties in the Lorong 24A Shophouse Series, for which seven architects were asked to adapt and extend properties in the Geylang neighborhood.

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Inspiring Barn Conversion in Burgundy by Josephine Interior Design

By • Sep 7, 2012

French interior designer Joséphine Gintzburger was commissioned to redesign the interior of this former barn located in the French region of Burgundy.

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Santpoort Rail House by Zecc Architects and ZW6 Interior

By • Sep 5, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Utrecht-based studio Zecc Architects has completed the Santpoort Rail House project in collaboration with ZW6 Interior.

The architects have remodel and extended a historical railway cottage in Santpoort-Noord, a town in the Dutch province of North Holland, The Netherlands.

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