Tag: conversion

May 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Barn Conversion

Picture of the Day: Barn Conversion

BARN CONVERSION Designed and Built by Roderick James Architects | Carpenter Oak Designed by Roderick James for himself and his family, the Seagull House features this incredible oak frame barn with arch-braced collar trusses. The barn consists of a painted Douglas Fir studio and a bolted Douglas fir conservatory overlooking the river…

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Apr 18, 2013

An Old Clock Tower Converted Into a Penthouse

An Old Clock Tower Converted Into a Penthouse

Located in the trendy DUMBO (down under the Manhattan bridge overpass) neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York is One Main Street; a 126-unit loft conversion by David Walentas (creator of the DUMBO neighbourhood) in 1998. The former cardboard box factory was originally built in 1915 and features a beautiful clock tower. Walentas renamed it the…

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Oct 15, 2012

School Bus Converted Into Mobile Home

School Bus Converted Into Mobile Home

In this incredible conversion we see an old school bus turned into a mobile home. The all wood interior really gives this mobile home a comfy feeling. There’s a fully functional kitchen, a wood burning fireplace for heat (the bus is undoubtedly poor for insulation), a futon for sitting/sleeping, a desk and shelves with…

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Sep 18, 2012

Belgium Water Tower Converted into Single Family Home

Belgium Water Tower Converted into Single Family Home

Located in the Belgian village of Steenokkerzeel, this 30 meter (98.4 ft) water tower was originally built between 1938 and 1941. It was in service until the 1990s and was even used as a watchtower by the Nazis when they took over Belgium in World War II. In 2007, Bham Design Studio set forth…

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Sep 6, 2012

Amazing Warehouse Apartments Conversion in Melbourne

Amazing Warehouse Apartments Conversion in Melbourne

ITN Architects converted this old industrial warehouse into two three-story apartments in Melbourne, Australia. Before the conversion the industrial space was used as a Technical College an d many of the former details were retained and left exposed (e.g., external walls, lower floors, welding benches, etc). The building fronts two streets so each apartment…

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Mar 3, 2011

Converting a Church Into a Family Home

Converting a Church Into a Family Home

Saint Jakobus Church was originally built in 1870. Located in The Netherlands city of Utrecht, it stood abandoned for some time. When church ceremonies and operations ceased in 1991, it was used sparingly as a showroom for antique furniture and concerts and special events. In 2007, Zecc Architects proposed a residential conversion to restore life…

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Jul 26, 2010

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

Photograph by Vincent Costello Located on a coastal rainforest bluff overlooking the Pacific, Hotel Costa Verde near Quepos, Costa Rica, features one of the most unique hotel rooms I’ve ever encountered. A two bedroom, fully retrofitted, vintage 1965 Boeing 727 fuselage, available on your next vacation! Check out the incredible pics and information below on…

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