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Brim + Crown: Reimagining Norwalk’s Historic Factory for Modern Living

FeaturedAn eclectic, high-ceilinged space with a stunning crystal chandelier, rustic wood paneling, and plush fur-covered chairs.

Brim + Crown redefines multi-unit housing by transforming the 1929 Hat Corporation factory in Norwalk, CT into a vibrant community space. Designed by Beinfield Architecture in 2020, this project seamlessly merges industrial aesthetics with modern living spaces, offering a mix of residential units, offices, retail, and leisure facilities. The design reflects a unique industrial chic, honoring its history while embracing contemporary design elements.

Cruachan Beag: How Bard Blends History with Modern Living

Rustic stone structure with a wooden roof set against a tranquil landscape.

Cruachan Beag, designed by Bard in 2020, offers a breathtaking blend of contemporary architecture with historical nuances. Nestled in the United Kingdom, this house transforms a bothy ruin into a visually striking residence. Overlooking Prince’s Beach, the design ensures a seamless visual connection between the modern structure and its historical context, providing a unique living experience.