White tiles create tranquility in the bathroom of this renovated early-20th-century flat in Lisbon.
“Building small but sensibly is essentially more sustainable than anything else you can do,” says Los Angeles-based architect Simon Storey. You wouldn't guess this cantilevered home has a footprint of less than 700-square-feet by the look of this simple bathroom.
Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged materials with his latest creation—a torqued-volume addition to an 1850s family homestead in Pennsylvania. The bathroom features a salvaged 1920s schoolhouse sink.
A previously unremarkable, 1,400-square-foot apartment on New York's Upper East Side now has a clean, modern aesthetic following a renovation by Glickman Schlesinger Architects. The textural bathroom features Carrara marble tiles on the floor, green subway tiles from Heath Ceramics on the inner shower walls, and white subway tiles from Daltile on the exterior walls. The fixtures are from Grohe.
Matt Fajkus Architecture created a nature-infused family home in Austin, Texas, by designing around a live oak. Even the master bathroom manages to retain a connection with nature, thanks to a sliding glass door in the shower.
When a family of four decided to renovate a loft in a former Brooklyn factory, they initially asked architect Alex Delaunay, founder and principal of SABO project, to simply expand the bathroom. The result proves to be much more than expected.
Despite the raw, industrial material palette in this Ljubljana renovation, the space allows in plenty of light, especially in the master bathroom.
This 3,000-square-foot house on Henry Island in Washington “incorporates the natural world by allowing one to experience the temperature, sights, and smells of the island as you travel through the house,” homeowner and music producer Adam Kasper says. One can even appreciate views from the bathtub, as a horizontal sliver of window allows light into the bathroom.