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Renovated Victorian House

Renovated Victorian House

Renovated Victorian House in South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia This stately Victorian residence has been renovated and extended, filled with beautiful balconies leading to the circular path and pool. It is located in South Yarra, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The house has a formal living room, dining room and study. A lounge, a kitchen … Seguir leyendo

Renovation of Convent de Sant Francesc – David Closes

Renovation of Convent de Sant Francesc – David Closes

http://inhabitat.com/modern-interventions-used-to-renovate-the-crumbling-sant-francesc-church-in-spain/

The Catalan town of Santpedor could have demolished its crumbling convent and church to make way for a new and improved cultural center, but instead they chose to preserve and upgrade the space. Catalan architect David Closes was hired to lead the renovation of the Sant Francesc Convent and preserve this historic legacy of the space. Using modern interventions and materials, Closes shores up the ruin with glass, concrete and steel walls, staircases, and ramps. Walking through the bright and airy renovated space is a bit like exploring an archeological dig

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WALSTROM HOUSE BY JOHN LAUTNER

WALSTROM HOUSE BY JOHN LAUTNER

John Lautner was a California based architect that built very inspiring public buildings and private residences. The Walstrom house was constructed in 1969 into the side of a hill in the Santa Monica mountains just outside of Los Angeles. My main interest in this home is of course the use of wood, but also the … Seguir leyendo

Photo of the Week – The Real Houses of Lima

Photo of the Week – The Real Houses of Lima

Sorry, this is not what you think it is.  In fact, quite the opposite.  The photos that we will be showcasing here actually have class and are worth checking out.  🙂 Lima has a lot of great gems hidden throughout its historic neighborhoods and in between the shadows of the new highrise apartment buildings.  The … Seguir leyendo