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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.

Old Barn: Rustic Italian Retreat by Angelo Luigi Tartaglia

Rustic wooden beams, white walls, modern furnishings, and a cozy fireplace create a warm, inviting space.

This stunning renovation of an old barn in Vetralla, Italy, by the Angelo Luigi Tartaglia Studio, showcases a captivating blend of contemporary design and historical charm. Transformed into a weekend house, the single-volume structure now features two distinct sleeping areas with mezzanines, custom-designed kitchens and wardrobes, and a striking fireplace wall clad in copper-colored accents. The design seamlessly integrates the home’s original chestnut wood beams and larch flooring with modern amenities, creating a harmonious and comfortable living space.