Tag: Contemporary Renovation

Catalan Farmhouse Restoration in Girona, Spain

Catalan Farmhouse Restoration in Girona, Spain

Villa CP was completed in 2013 by the Barcelona based studio ZEST Architecture. This restoration project included the creation of a 21st century house inside an old stone structure. Sustainability elements include a natural swimming pool with the water filtered by plants and gravel. Rain and waste water are recycled and stored for garden irrigation.…

Waterfront Family Home in Southampton, New York

Waterfront Family Home in Southampton, New York

The Far Pond was completed by the New York based studio Bates Masi Architects. This project includes an addition to a 1970’s kit house, doubling the size while keeping the original structure. The Far Pond residence is located in Southampton, New York, USA. Far Pond in Southampton, New York, description by Bates Masi Architects: “The waterfront…

Contemporary Renovation Near Brussels, Belgium

Contemporary Renovation Near Brussels, Belgium

House LS was completed in 2011 by the Mechelen based studio dmvA Architecten. This project included the contemporary renovation of a classical house. Covenants and building regulations determined that there would be no ‘metamorphosis’, just small interventions. The swimming pool was renovated and two sculptural volumes were added, connecting the house, pool and garden. House…

Home Renovation in Guadalajara, Mexico

Home Renovation in Guadalajara, Mexico

Casa RO was completed in 2010 by the Guadalajara based studio Elías Rizo Arquitectos. This project included the renovation of a dilapidated 1960’s house located in a residential area. The resulting contemporary home has been designed for a young family and revolves around two main spaces, the double-height living room and the terrace. Casa RO…

Contemporary Renovation in West Lake Hills, Texas

Contemporary Renovation in West Lake Hills, Texas

The West Lake Hills Residence was completed in 2011 by the New York based studio Specht Harpman. This project included the renovation and expansion of a 1970’s house. A large percentage of the original structure remains, however the alterations have erased all visible traces of the original home. The 5,500 square foot home is nestled…