Proof that purpose-built isn’t always best.
This warehouse turned single-family home in London.
Photo: Chris Dyson Architects
Located in the city’s Shoreditch neighbourhood.
And this warehouse loft conversion in Tribeca.
Photo: Andrew Franz Architect
This re-purposed barn in New Hampshire.
And this one in the Netherlands.
Photos: Maxwan Architects
This 12th century mill conversion in Western Spain.
By architect Ricardo Elizondo. More photos here.
This New York City penthouse inside a 100-year-old clock tower.
Photo: Corcoran Real Estate Group
It can be yours for just $18 million.
Also in New York, also a converted clock tower.
Photo: Muratore Corp
More info and images this way.
This home that was a Lucky Strike warehouse in the 1930s.
And now it’s a beautiful home in the Mission district of San Francisco.
This barge abode in Stockholm.
The 1,600-square-foot floating apartment was recently on the market for $800,000.
This former farmhouse in the Spanish Pyrenees.
So much cozy!
This praise-worthy church conversion in London.
This one too.
Photo: Gianna Camilotti
Also in London. You can find more photos on the designer’s website.
This glass bedroom that used to be a greenhouse.
And this bedroom in a converted water tower.
Photos: Zecc Architecten
Located in the Netherlands, this water tower-to-residential conversion has nine levels and a rooftop terrace. It was designed by Dutch firm Zecc Architecten.
This loft that was a mill back in the late 1800s.
Located in Atlanta.
This schoolhouse that was turned into a regular house.
This gas station and mechanic shop that was re-purposed as an Airbnb rental.
Available for rent in New Orleans for $440 a night.
This New York City loft converted from an old sprinkler tank house.
Photos: Brian Messana
And this private home that used to be a public underground bathroom.
All the dirty renovation details here.