Timber Design Recreates Air Base into Farm House

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Historic buildings can have some great bones, architecture and especially stories behind them. Take this original World War II airbase, for example. Used for the USA’s Air Force during bombings of WWII, this home is now aptly named “Allies Farm.” Located in Essex, the home has been transformed into a barn style contemporary gem that’s got…

Water Tower Turned London Residence

Posted 511 days ago by

Repurposing old buildings is an amazing way to get an eclectic vibe going with traditional, sturdy architecture and new sleek elements. Areas like London are great for this type of dwelling, with one of our more recent favorites being this old revived water tower turned four bedroom home. Originally built in the 1800′s and purchased again…

Navy Shipyard Turns Into Urban Outfitters Headquarters

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With three big brands all the same company– Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People; it would only make sense to have the office space for each of them on one large campus. Well, with the rustic vibe that each of these brands possesses they’ve reclaimed an old Navy shipyard as their own. Combining their eclectic attitude…

Spacious Greenwich Village Repurposed Water Tank

Posted 559 days ago by

New York might be known more for it’s massive high rise buildings and historic buildings of large proportions– but there are a ton of little gems that tend to go unnoticed, all still with a large price tag of course. The hip Greenwich neighborhood is home to Messana O’Rorke‘s interesting 12th Street project. An old water…

Candy Factory Lofts in Toronto, Canada

Posted 595 days ago by

The Candy Factory Lofts in Toronto were the first of its kind as far as repurposing projects go in the North, and this 2700 square foot penthouse is a prime example of renovations done right. Created out of the old Candy Factory in Canada, the West Queen West Arts District is home to these amazing industrial…

100 Year Old Textile Factory Repurposed Into Wythe Boutique Hotel

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Repurposing old things to make new again is certainly a popular topic, and historic buildings mixed in with new furnishings are another great combination. Combine a building that’s over 100 years old with a rich history in textiles and a new concept for a quaint 8 story boutique hotel in New York. A combination of teams…

Ambulance Garage House by Doepel Strijkers Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Dutch Architects Doepel Strijkers have been praised a multitude of times for their work on a Rotterdam home created around a “secret” park site in the Netherlands. Not only is the house surrounded by lush trees and greenery but the home itself is an old repurposed ambulance garage, with a “dugout” style kitchen and a great…