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Casa 4 + 2: Eclectic Elegance in Genoa

Cozy bedroom with warm color palette, modern furniture, and Matisse-inspired art.

Discover Casa 4 + 2, a 250-square-meter apartment masterfully redesigned by Doori Architettura in Genoa, Italy’s historical center. This 2023 project seamlessly blends the historical charm of a Palazzo dei Rolli with contemporary living, offering a unique refuge for a young family and their guests. Featuring preserved original terrazzo floors and ceiling stuccos, alongside modern furnishings and an open living area, the apartment epitomizes eclectic elegance.

The Church: Revolutionizing Heritage Real Estate in Sydney

Stunning brick interior with arched windows, modern black kitchen island, and a small dog.

The Church in Sydney, Australia, showcases a stunning transformation from a historic community church to a contemporary house. Designed by Michiru Higginbotham in 2022, this three-level dwelling expertly marries the original heritage-listed architecture with modern elements, creating a breathtaking living space. The design retains the integrity of the church’s exterior while introducing a modern interior highlighted by unique geometries, material selection, and innovative lighting solutions.

Apartment in Paseo San Juan: A Fusion of Modernity and History

Elegant living room with modern furniture and large artwork.

Discover the unique blend of contemporary design and historic charm at the Apartment in Paseo San Juan, Barcelona. Designed by YLAB Arquitectos, this 19th-century apartment renovation reflects an Australian couple’s vision of a comfortable European residence. With preserved Nolla mosaic flooring and modern custom furniture, it’s a tranquil space that honors its roots while embracing modern living.

Farmhouse BGS: How a Spanish Farmhouse Became a Modern Home

Contemporary stone building with large glass windows and wooden accents.

Farmhouse BGS, designed by Enrica Mosciaro in 2020, stands as a testament to architectural evolution in Spain. This house, evolved over three centuries, seamlessly combines its historical significance with modern living standards. Through Enrica Mosciaro’s vision, the structure maintains its agricultural roots while adapting to contemporary needs, showcasing a unique blend of the past and present.

Tangram House: How Twobo Reimagined a 1970s Home

Contemporary living space with orange pendant lamp and green tile accents.

Discover the Tangram House in Barcelona, Spain, a stunning representation of 1970s elegance merged with contemporary design. Designed by Twobo in 2022, this house showcases innovative use of geometric shapes to craft living spaces that promise freedom and fluidity. From its historical roots to the modern reinterpretation, every detail celebrates the original architecture while inviting new possibilities for living.

Casa Singer: How Light & Space Redefine This Porto Apartment

Bright, airy living space with vaulted ceiling, large windows, and a playful

Discover Casa Singer, a stunning apartment transformation by Atelier Sergio Rebelo, nestled in the heart of Porto, Portugal. This 2020 renovation breathes new life into a 1939 Art Deco building, blending historical architecture with modern design principles. The redesigned layout maximizes openness and flexibility, inviting an abundance of natural light and integrating original materials with new, contemporary elements.