Refurbished Victorian Home In San Francisco

Refurbished Victorian Home In San Francisco
Jensen Architects refurbished a beautiful Victorian home in Alamo Square in San Francisco, USA. From the street, the original 1889 facade was faithfully restored; the rear facade displays a modern composition of sliding aluminum screens and glass. The current owners love Alamo Square’s historic architecture but they desired the openness and flexibility of contemporary homes.... 
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An Old Winery Turned Into A House Covered With Red Mortar

An Old Winery Turned Into A House Covered With Red Mortar
Lisbon-based practice Extrastudio has converted a winery in southern Portugal into a family home by covering its walls with red-pigmented mortar, introducing light wells and adding a black-bottomed swimming pool. To maintain coherence between new and the old parts of the walls, the architects covered the building in a red-pigmented lime mortar. The application creates... 
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Gallery House With Historical Heritage Preserved

Gallery House With Historical Heritage Preserved
Barcelona-based architect Carles Enrich has completed Gallery House, a residential renovation of an early 20th century apartment. He has reformulated the historical property into a modern dwelling well-adapted to the Mediterranean climate. The home acts as a gallery that connects the street with the inner courtyards. A former storage room was repurposed into a music... 
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