In Portland, Oregon, Linda Hutchins and John Montague hired Works Partnership Architecture to turn a former warehouse and auto repair shop into a versatile live-work space, complete with a light-filled atrium.
Architect David Hill, his wife, Elizabeth, and their three children have an unusual home by the standards of their college-town setting in Auburn, Alabama. Built in 1920, the industrial brick building has had previous incarnations as a church, a recycling center, and a pool hall, among others.
When artist Jennifer Bartlett decided to leave her longtime studio in Manhattan for Brooklyn, she found an old industrial building in the historic Clinton Hill area. The 19th-century masonry structure, which was once home to the Candy & Confectioners Workers union, is now a spacious private residence that doubles as a public art gallery.
A former contractor’s warehouse in Toronto afforded architects Christine Ho Ping Kong and Peter Tan enough distance from residential neighbors to carry out a truly innovative renovation.
The architecture firm KANVA designed this modern addition to an existing warehouse in Montreal's industrial east end as the headquarters for a mid-sized landscaping firm. Transparent and opaque elements intermingle to create an open space reminiscent of a greenhouse.
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for his 800-square-foot house to the roof of the Seattle warehouse on which it’s perched, he had to tackle a radical retrofit to shore up the structure.
This comprehensively green home in a former Chicago tavern and warehouse boasts a rooftop garden and mighty solar array.
Norm Architects retrofitted an old warehouse in an up-and-coming enclave of the Copenhagen harbor for Danish furniture company &Tradition. In their stylish showroom, a group of Blown SW3 glass pendants by Samuel Wilkinson are clustered under the original beams.
Set atop a 1908 warehouse in the Courtenay Precinct of Wellington, New Zealand, three modern apartments by Architecture Workshop glow like lanterns at dusk.
In this lofty Amsterdam apartment, midcentury modern furniture mixes freely with contemporary Dutch design in a setting transposed from the 17th century. Built as a warehouse in 1630, the structure kept its commercial function right up until 1969.