10 outstanding facade renovations that you need to see to believe

Swapnil Kangankar- Homify Swapnil Kangankar- Homify
atelier julien blanchard architecte dplg Modern houses
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A renovation is a tricky subject. If pulled off properly it can bring numerous benefits to the table, primary amongst them are a better resale value, comfortable living spaces and an improved perception of the users. However, if things go wrong, a renovation can be extremely time-consuming as well as could burn a hole in your pocket. Hence, it is always recommended that you must opt for an experienced designer as well as other experts to take responsibility for your renovation works. 

To give you more idea about some of best renovation projects done by our experts, we have developed a list of 10 renovation projects that you might find interesting. Take a look…

1. An addition of a new highrise tower

The owners wished to develop this large property but without disturbing the old structure. Subsequently, the architects designed a modern highrise tower beside the old rundown building which too was given a complete makeover with new finishes and a well-designed landscape area.

2. A complete makeover of a rowhouse

This rowhouse was previously marred with a totally rundown facade that had makeshift wooden columns supporting the balcony. Further, the entire assembly of houses was cramped behind a huge iron fence which gave the space a jail type of feeling. The architects after renovation gave the house a completely new makeover with better wall finishes and modern windows, perhaps their most impressive act was to eliminate the iron fence and replace it with a decent landscape area.

After: The structural system was kept intact while modern finishes and a sleek natural screen was added to the first floor

4. Before: The house had a main gate that resembled a factory gate, After: The house was provided with a sleeker pergola and an inviting entrance gate

5. Before: The property was completely in tatters, neglected, and covered with wild vegetation

After: The rundown structure was taken down and was replaced with a sleek top of the range villa having a splendid landscape and pool area

6. Before: Only the columns were visible with a tentative wooden pergola

After: The house was given a completely new makeover with a wonderful slender canopy at the entrance.

7. Before: The house had totally run down facade with shoddy interiors and a completely ignored outside lawn

After: The house was given a wondeful facelift courtesy of its wooden facade and a new smartly designed lawn

8. Before: The property was entirely neglected to the extent that it looked like an ancient momument

After: The entire house got a new makeover with sleek wooden columns and large glass openings

9. Before: The wall finish was extremely poor while the overall massing of the house was very ordinary

After: The architects designed a completely new facade for the house with a totally new inspiring form

10. Before: Uninspiring balconies and a dilapidated facade with a worn out look

After: The building recieved a completely new makeover with vertical as well as horizontal panels, few of which can also be opened as required

If you loved this article, you should definitely read The Colourful Renovation of a 1920s House

Which of the renovation projects did you like the most?

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