Gorgeous Homes in Unconventional Spaces
Sometimes the most creative ideas come not from pure inspiration, but from problem solving. Having obstacles and limitations forces innovative thinking that can lead to pure design magic. So, I suspect, was the case when the owners of these structures, from a church to a cow stable, decided to turn them into homes.Flavorwire compiled a collection of these unusual homes – all are beautiful.
Look Up! Do Ho Suh’s “Fallen Star”
For Suh, who moved to the U.S. to attend the Rhode Island School of Design, followed by graduate studies at Yale, the installation references his feelings of displacement, both domestic and cultural.“When you see a fallen star, it means that it fell from the sky from a different universe,” the artist explained to me last year in an interview. “It’s something that’s very out of context.
Spacious Dwelling—With Stairs to Dungeon
In 1917, a New York businessman built a 32,000-square-foot mansion in Morris Township modeled after an old English castle complete with a 10-foot-high dungeon. It's now on sale for $5.7 million.