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Adaptive Reuse of Victorian Warehouse in London Delivers Unique Interiors

Celebrating old structures and discarded buildings by turning them into elegant modern homes not only pays a tribute to the past, but also offers a future that is sustainable and affordable. The growing desire among homeowners to go green coupled with impressive overhauls pulled off by architects and designers across the planet seem to be the forces driving the popularity of adaptive reuse. Today we head over to Shoreditch, London to take a look at one such beautiful makeover that transformed an old Victorian warehouse into a luxurious modern dwelling.

Lovely private courtyard of the Calvin Street House in London

The task of altering this old warehouse and its existing ambiance and interior spatial arrangement fell to Chris Dyson Architects, who combined the past and the present of the discarded structure to give it a new lease of life. Reconfiguring it into three large, luxury units meant the addition of a copper clad box at roof level to extend the available living area without actually disturbing the original style and flair of the building. Another fascinating feature is the use of refurbished Crittall factory windows, which usher in the industrial vibe of the original edifice.

Elegant dining area with mored pendants in gray and classic dining table chairs

Exposed brick walls in the kitchen reflect the past of revamped home

Home office with a Victorian desk and frameless glass walls

Interior of the renovated warehouse home is an eclectic blend of the contemporary and Victorian styles

The use of large windows and sliding doors not only brings in ample ventilation and a flood of natural light, but it also visually connects one room with the other in a seamless fashion. Exposed brick walls in the kitchen and dining area complement the contemporary shelves and cabinets beautifully, even as the living area effortlessly extends into the central courtyard. Unique decor laced with vintage accessories and smart skylights turn the conversion into a timeless delight!

Glass doors and a modern makeover transform the Victorian warehouse into a lovely modern home

Modern kitchen with brick walls and contemporary cabinets in white

Modern bedroom in white with whitewashed brick walls and hints of shabby chic

Small bedroom design in white and gray with cool bedside lights

Tiles in gray give the modern bathroom a relaxing ambiance

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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