A 1,850-square-foot Victorian in Toronto was smartly renovated by DUBBELDAM architecture + design. The team juxtaposed the home’s 125-year-old red brick façade with vertical, black-stained cedar cladding at the back. “We wanted to celebrate the old alongside the new,” Heather Dubbeldam says.
A 1927 bungalow in Phoenix’s Coronado Historic District maintains its original brick facade, but turns into a gabled steel, glass, and concrete structure in the back.
This Victorian-era home in Melbourne, renovated by OOF! Architecture, maintains privacy from the street, but does so in an unusually "friendly" manner—with a giant brick wall that spells out "Hello."
When renovating a pre-WWII bungalow in Victoria, Australia, Andrew Maynard Architects decided to leave the structure deliberately incomplete. The existing bungalow transitions into an empty frame that houses an open-air corridor.
A super modern interior was carved out of a centuries-old building in the small Swiss village of Scaiano by Jérôme de Meuron. The new, minimal space features gray plaster and oiled larch wood, though portions of the original stone are also visible.