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Old Warehouse In Melbourne Turned Into A Modern Green Haven

Finding a secluded and relaxing oasis of green in the rush of an urban landscape is almost impossible at times. But turning an old, discarded warehouse into a delightful modern home with its own little hub of green goodness, the 10 Glasshouse Street Residence in Richmond, Melbourne is truly one of a kind. The four bedroom and two bathroom family home was once a large warehouse and in its latest avatar it combines its past heritage with contemporary comfort, cheerful living space and a serene, leafy terrace. The result is truly spectacular as one gets to enjoy the best of Melbourne even while escaping the stereotypical city life. Read More

Adaptive Design: Shipping Container Turned Into A Stylish Sales Gallery

You might have already heard about shipping container homes, but this inventive creation by B.AP in Cordoba, Argentina houses a sales gallery for a budding recreational and residential development. The idea is fresh, imaginative and makes perfect use of available resources even while cutting back on costs. Instead of building an entirely new office building, the shipping containers sales spaces offers a budget alternative that can easily find future use. It also is a great way to attract potential customers who will instantly notice the offbeat vibe! Read More

How To Turn Your Kitchen Into An Industrial Design Masterpiece

These days, urban spaces are being defined with bold statement interior design. Industrial design in particular has made its way up the leader board in the world of kitchen design. And it’s looking exceptionally stylish. If you’re wondering what to do with your city kitchen that has seen better days, bringing it into the 21st century with an urban chic theme is definitely a smart move. Read More

1960’s Bungalow Altered Into A Hypnotic Coastal Home With An Amazing View

Sometimes it is all about the view and a home has to live up to the scenic backdrop it sits in! Set on the idyllic coast of South Hams, England, this exquisite modern residence was once an old bungalow that was in need of an urgent and refreshing transformation. A task gleefully taken up by Woodford Architecture and Interiors, the 1960’s structure is now a bright, cheerful and modern home that embraces its coastal roots in a serene fashion. And it is undoubtedly the fabulous view outside that makes this breezy Coastal Home even more special as one enjoy privileged views of Burgh Island and the quiet village of Bigbury-on-Sea. Read More

24 Fun Ideas Bringing The Christmas Spirit Into Your Kitchen

As we know, we are only one month away until Christmas Eve, and now is the right time to start to preparing for the Christmas party. Christmas is always the most happiest time to decorate your home. Every year we try to outdo ourselves in decorating holiday home that would instantly catch our guests’ eyes. […]

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Chernobyl Arch Slides Into Place, Containing Site’s Radioactivity

In the days after a nuclear reactor exploded at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine, workers rushed to entomb the site’s radioactive ruins in 7,700 tons of metal and more than 14 million cubic feet of concrete. But after thirty years, the corroding “sarcophagus” needs to be covered in a containment structure of its own. Read More

First Prefab Passive House From EcoCor Goes Into Production

The last time we checked in with Maine housing startup EcoCor, the company just launched a partnership with Richard Pedranti Architects (RPA) to offer a series of prefab homes built to rigorous Passive House standards for energy efficiency. A few months later, EcoCor’s first build is well underway. Read More

Smart Design Turns This Heritage Cottage Into An Eco-Friendly Modern Home

There are plenty of occasions when we have seen a dreary heritage home being transformed into a stylish contemporary residence that retains the charm of the original construction. But it is rare to find one of these classic homes being altered into a modern house that is also energy-savvy and planet-friendly. Revamped and extended by Tziallas Omeara Architecture Studio, the Bundaroo House in Bowral, Australia is one such rare gem that utilizes green technology and smart design to alter its existing ambiance and become effectively a zero-energy home! Read More

Congested Upholsterer’s Workshop In London Altered Into Multi-Level Modern Home

It is one thing to turn to the adaptive reuse of old structures and transform an abandoned warehouse or an aged church into a beautiful modern home. But this task becomes even more challenging when an old upholsterer’s workshop that is just 12m X 3.7m needs to be altered into an inviting contemporary residence. It is Kirkwood McCarthy who managed to pull off this challenging makeover as they went about revamping, upgrading and giving Winkley Workshop in London a whole new lease on life! The conversion is truly amazing, with the new three-story, two-bedroom house making the most of every inch of space on offer. Read More