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 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 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 Soaring Schoolhouse in the Netherlands is Reborn
Take a lesson from this school-turned-home.
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 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 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 Parisian Abode Is Reborn With a Fresh, Unexpected Color Palette
A historic Haussmann-style apartment breathes new life after a contemporary renovation.
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.
The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.
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...
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...
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.
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.
A Cramped Bungalow Is Reborn as an Eco-Minded Abode For Two Gardeners
A sustainable retrofit and extension floods a California-style bungalow outside Melbourne with light and landscape views.
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.
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...
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 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...
A Limestone Cottage in Kansas Is Reborn With a Corrugated Steel Addition
A reimagined home in the tallgrass region of Kansas strives to honor its past and the land around it.