New Homes with Old Bones

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If a building appears to be on its last leg, think twice before tearing it down. Preserving old fragments in a modern home can result in an eclectic mix of old and new.

In the master bedroom, an original Aalto L leg chair from 1953 offers an idyllic spot to tie shoes.
A George Nelson daybed takes center stage at gallery level.
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect...
Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk...
Beneath a recycled-wood ceiling and centered by a Bokhara rug, the living area contains furniture of their own design.
The main living area functions as an easygoing lounge, ideal for entertaining, with a vintage billiards table and...
The island and cabinets, fashioned from remilled Douglas-fir beams salvaged from upstate New York, sport inexpensive...
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