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Exquisite Spanish Colonial Revival house restoration in Texas

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Windsor Residence is the restoration and addition of a Spanish Colonial Revival house by Clayton & Little Architects, perched on a steep site in West Austin, Texas. From its privileged location, the home offers amazing city views from every level. In keeping with the historical references of the old home, the architects honored the structure’s past and gave […]

Williamsburg townhouse transformed to comfortable modern living

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This Williamsburg townhouse is an extension and renovation project by architecture firm Agencie Group, located near the Domino Sugar refinery in Brooklyn, New York. The interior of the 1860’s masonry townhouse was extensively gutted and refurbished after suffering severe fire damage. Together with the client, the architects worked to actively recreate some of the historic features […]

Historic converted church in London with mega-stylish interiors

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This beautiful four bedroom converted church showcases unique preserved features, situated in the heart of Kenmont Gardens, North Kensington, London, England. The 6,167 square foot residence is distinguished by jaw-dropping open plan interiors with soaring ceilings that encompasses a kitchen, dining area and living spaces. Arched windows flood the home with light, imposing white walls helps to […]

Historically preserved creekside retreat by Richardson Architects

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Creekside Retreat was recently purchased by a family of four and historically preserved and redesigned by Richardson Architects, nestled in a redwood grove in Mill Valley, California. Originally built in 1954 on a gently upsloping lot bordered by a creek, its most distinctive site feature is an old wooden bridge over the creek and the rock walls which […]

Historical preservation of Maison V in Villennes-sur-Seine, France

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Maison V is a major renovation project including an annex pavilion with a swimming pool by Olivier Chabaud Architecte, located in the city of Villennes-sur-Seine, France. Additional additions to the residence includes new furnishings and interior design, a gym, and major overhaul to the gardens. The architect respected the origin of the building with a global […]

Historic home transformation with eclectic interior in London

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This traditional historic home with an eclectic interior was substantially repaired in 2011 by architect and owner Chris Dyson Architects, located in the heart of London, England. The house was bought from a leather coat manufacturer in 1997. The aim at the outset was to concentrate on the building’s history and place in Spitalfields a unique quarter of […]

Abandoned textile factory breathes new life in Katowice, Poland

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An old and abandoned textile factory gained a new life after several months of extensive renovations by Grzegorz Layer Architekt, located in Katowice, Poland. One part of the building was adopted to became a tailor’s workshop and a showroom of Poszetka – men’s fashion producer. The brand’s philosophy assumes providing hand-crafted issues of unique men […]