Abandoned Island in Seoul Will Be Transformed Into Lush Multi-Level Public Park

An uninhabited island in South Korea is set to be transformed into a lush public park under the innovative vision of Heatherwick Studio. The renowned architecture firm, known for its creative and sustainable designs, won a global competition to redesign Seoul’s Nodeul Island ...

A Med Student Wanted to Simplify His Life, So He Spent $33,000 Turning a Van Into a Tiny House

Ethan Liebross, a 24-year-old first-year medical student, chose an unconventional lifestyle to simplify his life and enhance his personal growth. Opting out of typical student housing, Liebross bought a 2015 Ford Transit for $20,000 and spent $13,460 converting it into a fully functional, ...

This Couple Bought a Rundown Abandoned House for $1.5 Million and Plan to Make It Their Forever Home: Take a Look Inside

In October 2023, Nick Volkov stumbled upon a unique real estate listing for a rundown house in Vancouver, British Columbia, and felt compelled to share it with his girlfriend, Jenna Phipps. Despite the listing only showcasing the exterior and labeling the house as a “tear-down,” ...

A Boeing 737 Was Transformed Into This Luxurious Villa Perched On a Cliffside in Bali

Perched majestically atop the cliffs of Bali, the Private Jet Villa stands as a testament to architectural ingenuity and repurposing creativity. Once a Boeing 737 aircraft soaring the Indonesian skies, this luxurious abode now offers a unique living experience suspended 150 meters ...

‘Looks unrecognisable!’: Couple’s ‘Unlivable’ Apartment Transformed with IKEA Buys & YouTube Videos, Saving Themselves £9K

Rochelle Taylor-Butcher and Angus Ord’s journey from purchasing what they describe as an ‘unliveable’ flat to turning it into a cozy home reflects the power of determination and resourcefulness. The couple, driven by the desire to step onto the housing ladder, embarked ...

A Couple Bought a Crumbling 700-Year-Old Medieval Farmstead and Turned it Into a Fairytale Retreat

Nicki and John Beavan’s journey to transform a crumbling 700-year-old medieval farmstead into a fairytale retreat in Worcestershire, England, is a testament to their vision and dedication. In 1999, while searching for a home that could accommodate Nicki’s furniture design ...

A 1970s Beachfront House Is Brought Back to Its Roots After Remodeling Mishaps

The transformation of a 1970s beachfront house on Washington’s Camano Island is a testament to the challenges and triumphs of remodeling mishaps. The mid-century architectural gem had fallen victim to previous owners’ decisions that strayed from its original design, both in ...

CASE-REAL Transforms 80-Year-Old Traditional Japanese House into Craft Beer Brewery

CASE-REAL’s transformative renovation of an 80-year-old traditional Japanese house into Whale Brewing, a craft beer brewery in Saga, Japan, represents a thoughtful response to the challenges faced by the town of Yobuko. Historically known for its whaling and later renowned for ...

Play Area Helps Transform Vacant House Into Vibrant Forest

In the heart of Cincinnati, a gloomy afternoon turned vibrant as Brad McCombs, NKU’s Art & Design Program head, and a group of students gathered to transform the historic Holloway House into a haven for teen mothers facing homelessness. Amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 ...
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