A great perk in embracing the concept of adaptive reuse is the way that you can turn those old family homes into sparkling contemporary residences with little effort and creativity. This not only saves money and time but preserves all those memories that come attached with the home.
Each individual residence contains three bedrooms 2 bathrooms a spacious living area along with a kitchen and dining space a series of balconies home office zones and a roof deck that offers a wonderful view of the city skyline. There is no shortage of space inside this home as the lavish living area seems to be visually connected with the world outside thanks to large glass doors and windows. Despite having a strong industrial flavor modern additions along with the top level of the residences give the interior a softer more modern look.
With a breezy metallic structure and an interior that only uses unassuming colors like white black and gray the focus here remains firmly on the mesmerizing scenery that sets the tone for unending parties and a tranquil holiday atmosphere. Complete with a small living zone a kitchen and a dining area every aspect of the pool house aims to bring together contemporary comfort with the natural beauty of the lakeside escape.
While the cedar section contains the guest rooms and the courtyards the structure clad in stone holds the living areas and a unique art collection. Combining the essence of the panoramic rustic scenery around it with a distinct contemporary vibe this charming residence offers the best of both worlds!
Accomplishing precisely this with color and class Ganna Design turned a 30-year old house in Taiwan into a gorgeous and engaging modern home. Inspired by those multi-colored windows that one sees in churches and the choices of the homeowner’s two little daughters there is no shortage of vibrant richness inside.
And if you’re looking for something a bit softer around the edges BMT’s egg-shaped Sea-Suite might fit the bill perfectly. The oblong design was actually first developed for a cruise liner terminal in Hong Kong but was reused to envision a series of beach homes and floating residences.
Despite its playful use of colors such as pink yellow red green and orange in different rooms the revamped home has a distinct and clean contemporary style. The backdrop in each room is kept as neutral as possible and black wood floors instantly make their presence felt in this light and airy setting. Ample natural ventilation a touch of relaxed minimalism in the air and interesting decor choices turn the modern makeover into an exciting affair.