This conversion in the Irish village of Broughshane started out with something that was already truly an object of beauty: a crumbling old stone barn. With some clever manipulation, they turned the old barn into a light-filled, contemporary living space.

A small home built around an existing stone barn structure in Broughshane, Northern Ireland, UK. Designed by McGarry-Moon Architects.

Community Centre for Evangelical Reformed Church in Würenlos by Menzi Bürgler Architekten © Rasmus Norlander

It would be a lie to say I only like this because of the timber- I mean look at that copper roof! Lovely and unexpected combination of materials. Community Centre for Evangelical Reformed Church in Würenlos by Menzi Bürgler Architekten

Love it The Photographers’ Gallery by O’Donnell + Tuomey

The Photographers’ Gallery by O’Donnell + Tuomey

Irish architects O’Donnell + Tuomey extended a red brick warehouse in central London to provide a new home for The Photographers’ Gallery.

Old is New Again: Shoreham Street, Sheffield, UK

Shoreham Street / Project Orange

Shoreham Street By Project Orange “ 192 Shoreham Street is a Victorian industrial brick building sited at the edge of the Cultural Industries Quarter Conservation Area of Sheffield. It is not listed.

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I love the original brick detailing on this building. The later addition is a trifle jarring, though. The Porter House by SHoP Architects - Meatpacking District

The CaixaForum arts centre, which opened earlier this year in Madrid, Spain, incorporates walls from a power station that previously occupied the site. It includes galleries, administrative offices and a restaurant in the upper levels, as well as an auditorium below ground level.

CaixaForum Madrid by Herzog & de Meuron

Architectural photographer Duccio Malagamba has relaunched his website with new images including these of CaixaForum Madrid by architects Herzog & de Meuron

The two storeys that Project Orange have added to the roof of a redundant brick warehouse in Sheffield look like another building stacked on top.  The upward extension replaces a pitched roof, creating three duplex studio offices within a powder-coated steel volume that both overlaps and bites through the original brick structure.  A new restaurant and bar occupies the double-height warehouse space below, where it benefits from light through the original two-storey-high arched windows.

192 Shoreham Street by Project Orange

Built by Project Orange in , Shoreham Street, Sheffield 192 Shoreham Street is a Victorian industrial brick building sited at the edge of the Cu.

The perfect blend of old and new - respecting the architecture that came before and creating something different for the end user to come.  Rust red meets slate gray.  Geometric meets organic.  Brick meets steel.  Thin glass meets thick.

youbroketheinternet: Perfect adaption ({ wit + delight })

Roof extension to east london flat by Poulsom Middlehurst - amazing copper dormer

Poulsom Middlehurst adds copper extension to London flat


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