The growing desire among homeowners to go green coupled with impressive overhauls pulled off by architects and designers across the planet seem to be the forces driving the popularity of adaptive reuse. Today we head over to London to take a look at one such beautiful makeover that transformed an into a luxurious modern dwelling.
The lower level of the home contains the public spaces including a modern kitchen and an elegant dining space while the top floor houses the bedrooms and bathrooms. Minimal but pleasing contemporary but with a hint of midcentury elegance and filled with an air of refinement this is a Chicago townhouse that breaks some of the misconceptions homeowners have when it comes to using calming neutral shades.
Celebrating old structures and discarded buildings by turning them into elegant modern homes not only pays a tribute to the past but also offers a future that is sustainable and affordable.
Exposed whitewashed brick walls create a cozy yet neutral backdrop that allows the furniture and accessories to shine through. The presence of a wooden ceiling heavy wooden beams and window trims adds warmth to the interior and keeps its original industrial flair intact. Blessed with ample natural light and filled with dazzling lighting fixtures this New York home is a cheerful and ergonomic delight!
An additional feature at this elegant home is the wonderful presence of clerestory windows which bring in a flood of natural light and create a cheerful atmosphere. Materials such as native cut stone copper and western red cedar succeed in giving the beautiful residence a timeless appeal despite its more modern silhouette.