There is something innately beautiful about churches that have been transformed to serve a different purpose in the ever-changing world. While we have seen some being altered into breathtaking bookstores and libraries most often old churches find a new lease on life as unique and dramatic contemporary homes.
Modern extensions to classic homes often take inspiration from the existing setting and the idea is to find that delicate balance between the existing and the new with one space flowing into the other.
The mesmerizing and relaxing sights and sounds of the play host to millions of tourists from across the globe each year and nestled in this picturesque landscape is designed by JaK Studio.
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 exterior of this Aussie home brings together form and functionality effortlessly as fire-resistant spotted gum cladding and concrete panels offer perfect insulation along with visual and textural intrigue. It is this blend of materials that gives the residence its unique identity and this balance between concrete and warm wooden elements is also continued indoors.
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.
A balance between traditional ranch-style living and modern aesthetics can be uncovered at every turn with a neutral color scheme and chic contemporary décor blending in with the more rustic elements outside.