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Miel & Eline: Transforming a Historic Ghent Farmhouse

A rustic industrial loft with exposed wooden beams, metal staircase, and cozy seating.

Nestled in the historic heart of Ghent, Belgium, the Miel & Eline house by Atelier Vens Vanbelle is a remarkable example of modern architecture seamlessly blending with the area’s rural past. Designed in 2023, this renovated house and former pub-stable complex showcases a thoughtful balance of old and new, preserving the building’s unique character while adapting it to the residents’ contemporary lifestyle.

Flower House: Transforming a Family Home with Innovative Architecture

FeaturedModern white building with large windows and a palm tree in the foreground.

Located in the vibrant heart of San Francisco, the Flower House by Craig Steely Architecture is a captivating residential project that seamlessly blends the building’s historic charm with a contemporary design approach.

This single-family house, originally a converted neighborhood corner store, showcases the architect’s commitment to adaptive reuse, celebrating the structure’s past while optimizing it for modern living. The open-plan interior is defined by a striking, freestanding flower-shaped tower, creating distinct spaces both inside and out. Curated furnishings and art by Studio Ahead further enhance the home’s refined aesthetic, resulting in a harmonious and innovative living environment.

House in the Jewish Quarter of Seville: Transforming an 18th-Century Abode

A gallery space with high ceilings, exposed beams, and modern lighting fixtures, showcasing various artworks and decorative items.

Situated in Seville, Spain, the House in the Jewish Quarter project by renowned architect Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra showcases a remarkable transformation of an 18th-century apartment into a modern living space and art gallery.

The single-family home, originally organized around a small central courtyard, has been repurposed into two independent flats with a dedicated art gallery on the ground floor, seamlessly integrating the new functions while preserving the building’s distinctive architectural character.

Feuer & Flamme: Jena’s Unique Hotel Conversion with Cooking Workshops

Cozy living room with stone fireplace, leather sofas, patterned rug, and hanging lamps.

Tucked in the charming village of Kunitz, just 5 km from the vibrant city of Jena, Germany, stands the captivating project known as Feuer & Flamme. Designed by the talented duo of Adlich & Fliedner in 2024, this former fire station has been transformed into a remarkable hotel, blending the building’s rich history with contemporary design.

Featuring striking architectural elements, including two bonneted roofs and expansive windows, the property seamlessly integrates the existing quarry stone walls, creating a harmonious balance between old and new.