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Renovating your home is an opportunity to refresh, expand and renew. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Renovating for resale value
Whether you’re intending to sell your property or planning to stay where you are, it’s smart to consider resale value when renovating.
Renovations that will help you upsell your home
Increasing your property value is on the minds of any homeowner, especially If you want to work your way up the property ladder
From factory to functional
This two bedroom factory conversion is situated in the heart of trendy Dalston. The house was incredibly cramped and very dark with disproportionately sized rooms.
Apartment renovated for family living
The clients, a couple with two children, had been living in their apartment for over a decade and decided it was time to renovate.
A bright idea
A restrained palette of industrial materials raw concrete and steel combines with refined glass, wood and plasterwork to achieve a relaxed but crisp interior
Gloomy apartment gets modernising makeover
Taking advantage of copious natural light and breathtaking views of Manhattan, architect Niv Ben-Adi of atelier036 created free flowing spaces on both the living/entertainment and private levels of th...
Georgian glamour
Not all home renovations require major structural changes. For some houses, a keen eye and a lighter design touch can be just as impactful.


Taking the scenic route
Modern architecture's about much more than just having the most glass to access the broadest views. Much as a painting is enhanced by its frame, so too do the lines of a home set off its scenic outloo...
Old Victorian, new tricks
Clever internal reorganisation and the addition of another level have transformed this Victorian terrace house, with award-winning results


6 cost-saving tips for first-time renovators that will upgrade your living spaces
Living spaces are arguably the most expensive areas in your home. To combat this, here are some top cost-saving tips to renovating.
Don't be floored
About to decide on flooring for your new or renovation project? Don't just jump in without researching first. We're here to help.


Traditional villa gets modern makeover
Traditional home villa renovation by Scarlet Architects features open plan family living area, contemporary kitchen, new pool, bay window
San Francisco row house remodel opens up a loft-style living area
Minimalist rooftop living in San Francisco; remodel with open-plan living area, large deck, sleek contemporary kitchen for serious cooks


Volume 34 No 6
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