Living Room, Floor Lighting, Table Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Rug Floor, Chair, Sectional, Coffee Tables, and Stools The goal of the renovation was to get the most out of every square inch, since there was no way to expand beyond the apartment’s historic envelope. Always-open double doors—stripped down to their original wood—connect the railroad-style parlors to create an open, loftlike feel.  Photo 5 of 9 in The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home from Budget-Friendly Renovation of a Neoclassical Home in Oslo