Latest Articles in Renovation

House of Books traditional facade

This Dramatic London Renovation Boasts a Five-Story Bookcase

The London town house of a former British politican undergoes a total rebirth. Today its Victorian facade hides a sophisticated modernist plan and a towering library structure with 330 linear feet of books.
October 15, 2015
Portland renovated warehouse living area coffee table.

10 Bright, Light-Filled Renovations

These architects, designers, and homeowners set out to resolve one of the most common residential complaints we receive: not enough light.
October 14, 2015
Dublin Victorian Extension from the rear

7 Victorian Renovations that Blend Past and Present

"Victorian" is both a style and a period: the latter being anything constructed from 1837 to 1901, a period that saw the growth of a bourgeois class and construction of their new dwellings across the Western world. Stylistically, Victorian usually means asymmetrical facades, porches, a pitched roof, decorative trim, and textured exteriors (such as shingles or masonry). These modern additions and renovations meld the Victorians' eclectic quasi-gothic designs with equally expressive modern additions.
October 14, 2015
Modern religious architecture like the St. Francesc facade

6 Heavenly Converted Churches

Regardless of your spiritual leanings, these reimagined former churches will have you feeling inspired.
October 14, 2015
Porch renovation with galvanized metal cladding

5 Duplex Renovations

These revamped homes illustrate how completely spaces can be reimagined.
October 12, 2015
Behnisch Architekten renovation hallway

5 Green Renovations

These homes, many of which were designed before society fully comprehended the relationship between the built and natural environments, received impressively sustainable retrofits.
October 12, 2015
Dining room with Tam Tam light by Marset in Montreal renovation by Blouin Tardif.

A Montreal Duplex Is Transformed Into An Elegantly Simple Light-Filled Home

A home’s historic façade gives way to a uniformed design.
October 11, 2015
yum yum farm house kitchen storage space ladder

5 Homes That Prove Farmhouse Livin' Is the Life

Take a rustic style cue from these five modern farmhouses.
October 9, 2015
santos residence chicago renovation open living area

20 Modern Home Renovations

With a healthy amount of elbow grease, these suboptimal houses and buildings were re-envisioned as havens of modernity.
October 8, 2015