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MW Works transforms century-old Washington barn into rural family retreat
Seattle-based MW Works has overhauled an early-20th-century barn to create a family holiday home that celebrates rustic materials and fittings. MW Works was tasked with completely modernising the old working barn, which is located in Washington state, and transforming it into a three-bedroom residence that it calls Canyon Barn. The architects sought to retain as much of the original structure as possible, and to reuse any materials or fixtures they could. “A blend of preservation and intervention, this project updates an ageing barn without losing the memory of its history,” explained the team.
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The Incredible Transformation of a Stately Apartment in Barcelona
Faced with renovating a property of unwieldy proportions, Raúl Sánchez of Spanish practice RAS Arquitectura has resourcefully managed to transform this Barcelona stately apartment into a light-filled abode of modern elegance. The key challenge Sánchez had to face in refurbishing this 140-square-meter apartment was its long and narrow floorplan.
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A classical townhouse on different storeys with extension and courtyard, located on Englefield Road in London. Impressively re-designed by architect Amrita Mahindroo.
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AutoCamp Russian River offers glamping 90 minutes north of San Francisco
AutoCamp has opened its second boutique camping property located just 90 minutes north of San Francisco. Set amid towering redwoods along the Russian River, the complex includes 24 luxury Airstream trailers, 10 fully equipped luxury tents, and a communal lounge pavilion that takes its design cues from mid-century modern architecture. Designer Lauren Geremia is responsible for the project’s interior decor.
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