A Soaring Schoolhouse in the Netherlands is Reborn
Take a lesson from this school-turned-home.
The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.
An Amazing Home Rises From an Abandoned Ruin in China
In the remote village of Longtan in Anhui Province, China, RSAA / Büro Ziyu Zhuang transforms a ramshackle ruin into an...
A Parisian Townhouse Is Reborn as a Luminous Art Gallery
If you have ever longed to live in an art gallery, this Parisian townhouse renovation just might be your ideal inspiration.
A London Department Store Is Reborn as a Creative Workspace
Squire & Partners renovate a 66,000-square-foot building by embracing its storied history and modernizing its spaces in...
A Former Chicago Mafia Haunt Reborn as a Hotel
In the art-filled River North neighborhood, this former Prohibition-era hotel is building a sense of...
A Gloomy Basement is Reborn Into a Vibrant Italian Bistro
An Italian–based design firm transforms a dark, dreary basement into a beautifully bright bistro.
A Limestone Cottage in Kansas Is Reborn With a Corrugated Steel Addition
A reimagined home in the tallgrass region strives to honor its past and the land around it.
Stay in a Historic Japanese Townhouse in Kyoto That Was Saved From Ruin
In order to save a Meiji-period machiya in Kyoto's Higashiyama District, four friends pooled together their resources and had the...
A Forgotten Warehouse Is Reborn Into a Light-Filled London Home
Formerly a schoolhouse property, this rundown London warehouse breathes new life as a modern two-bedroom abode after a complex...
A Historic Berkeley Midcentury Is Reborn After a Devastating Fire
A new home by Anderson Anderson Architecture captures the spirit of the 1952 residence that once stood on its site.
A Parisian Abode Is Reborn With a Fresh, Unexpected Color Palette
A historic Haussmann-style apartment breathes new life after a contemporary renovation.
A Neglected Chapel Is Reborn as an Artist's Live/Work Space
After a thoughtful restoration, a former chapel in South London embraces a new calling as a vibrant, contemporary space for a...
A Cramped Bungalow Is Reborn as an Eco-Minded Home for Two Gardeners
A sustainable retrofit and extension floods a house outside Melbourne with light and landscape views.
Cozy Up in a Nordic-Inspired Retreat Reborn From Ruins
Perched at the southern tip of the Kyle of Tongue, this exquisitely renovated holiday home mixes traditional Scottish...
A 1920s Masonry Garage Is Reborn as a Flexible Live/Work Space
Big Space, Little Space by design duo Davidson Rafailidis builds on the structure's past, leaving the interiors raw and...
An 18th-Century Coach House Is Reborn as an Assisted Living Residence
Once upon a time, this historic space was part of a larger Irish estate.
A Decades-Old Home in British Columbia Is Reborn as an Art-Filled Haven
A family transforms their 25-year-old waterfront property into a bohemian home for their daughter.
Before & After: A Rundown Cabin Is Reborn as a Chic Residence and Retreat
The Drifter Way House in Canada is transformed into a modern home with two additional rental units by Stark Architecture.
Before & After: An Old Equipment Room Is Reborn as a Modern Penthouse
With 20-foot ceilings and full-height windows, this former Ukrainian equipment space breathes new life as an elegant, modern...
A Former Beach Motel in Malibu Is Reborn as the Japanese-Inspired Nobu Ryokan
Set on the Pacific Coast Highway, a midcentury beach motel is now an exclusive, Japanese-style hideaway with meals delivered from...
Before & After: An Abandoned Office Is Reborn as a Serene Garden Home in Barcelona
Scala Studio transforms a disused, ground-floor workspace into a tranquil family dwelling.
An Old Worker’s Cottage Is Reborn Into an Eco-Friendly Home and Learning Center
A modern Melbourne renovation teaches others how to live sustainably without compromise.
Before & After: An Art Nouveau Carriage House Is Reborn as a Luxe Barcelona Loft
Architect Kirsten Schwalgien converts the former stable of a famed Catalan modernist building into a contemporary loft.
Before & After: A Decrepit 1970s A-Frame in Minnesota Is Reborn as a Cozy Family Escape
Taiga Design + Build introduces Kebony siding and Scandinavian vibes to a charming but dilapidated cabin on Lake Superior.
Before & After: A Car Shop in San Francisco Is Reborn as an Artist’s Loft, Gallery, and Studio
The SOMA Residence by Dumican Mosey Architects showcases a wide array of art—including a Fiat mounted upside down from the...
Stream A Necessary Ruin
We screened it at Dwell on Design this year and I was part of another screening last month here for the San Francisco AIA's...
Screening: A Necessary Ruin
Of my seven panels at Dwell on Design this weekend, one that I am really happy to be doing is a screening of filmmaker Evan...
Once Covered in Mold, a Midcentury Gem Outside Chicago Is Reborn
An artist recasts the home of a Mies van der Rohe student as a minimalist haven.
A Rickety Gin Distillery Is Reborn Into a Bright, Award-Winning Home
A design duo strategically transform a dark, rundown distillery into their own modern abode.
A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect’s Live/Work Space
An architect revamps a 1970s Florence apartment, turning it into her chic, functional home and office.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
Rooted in the past yet decidedly in the present, these converted barns embrace their history, but take on a modern twist.
Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid Rocker.
A Victorian Home Takes Over the Ruins of an Old Parchment Factory in England
Will Gamble Architects revives a crumbling, 17th-century structure with a svelte addition of steel, brick, and glass.
A Careful Renovation Brings a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.

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