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.
Exclusivity is a big part of the design of with the designers taking special care when it comes to choosing authentic décor and finishes that give the interior a distinct yet authentic Tuscan style. Carefully selected furniture pieces were brought in from Italy Germany France and other parts of Europe to ensure that every little detail fits in with the overall narrative.
On the outside seems like any other house in the neighborhood with its beautiful brick wall exterior and sweeping wooden deck that offers a relaxing outdoor hangout. It seems like one of those classic homes where tradition trumps modernity.
Located in Singapore was no different with its showing signs of fatigue and aging as the interior became a dark dreary mess filled with unnecessary partitions. Transforming it into a bright and beautiful modern home Atelier M+A made sure that it was the perfect dwelling for a young family and their fast-paced urban lifestyle.
The use of skylights and natural openings usher in plenty of light even as the simple earthen color scheme creates an inviting ambiance. The L-shaped edifice houses a large living area at its heart with the dining room and meeting room on one side and the dorm room and kitchen on the other.
The lower level also contains the master bedroom closet and bathroom while the top level houses additional private spaces an amazing playroom with a custom climbing wall a nursery and a game room that was previously the bell tower!
This fashions a private street façade even as the rear of the home opens up toward some spectacular views. The clean straight lines of the home offer a contemporary counterpoint while blending in beautifully with the scenery.