House Renovation Ideas – 17 Inspirational Before & After Residential Projects

House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects

 

Renovating an existing house can be a rewarding way to get the home of your dreams without having to build a completely new house. Here are 17 examples of home that underwent renovations and conversions to become contemporary homes that stand out on their street.

 

1. This multi-story building in Italy was redesigned to become a contemporary family home.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This multi-story building in Italy was redesigned to become a contemporary family home.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by ArchiNow! Photography by Daniele Domenicali.

2. Once a dilapidated commercial space, this multi-level building in Bangkok, Thailand, became a contemporary family home, with space for the family business on the ground level.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // Once a dilapidated commercial space, this multilevel building became a contemporary family home, with space for the family business on the ground level.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by IDIN Architects. Photography by Spaceshift.

3. This old Brooklyn row home underwent a contemporary transformation that added an extra level, and replaced outdated white siding with light toned strips of wood.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This old Brooklyn row home underwent a contemporary transformation that added an extra level, and replaced outdated white siding with light toned strips of wood.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Office of Architecture. Photography by Ben Anderson.

4. This 1980’s salmon-colored stucco home in Austin, Texas, was updated to become a contemporary home.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This 1980’s salmon-colored stucco home in Austin, Texas, was updated to become a contemporary home.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Dick Clark + Associates. Photography by Alexander Stross.

5. This single level home in Texas was renovated into a light-filled contemporary house with plenty of exterior lighting and touches of wood.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This single level home in Texas was renovated into a bright modern home with lots of exterior lighting and touches of wood.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by MF Architecture. Photography by Bryant Hill.

6. This split-level Seattle home was completely transformed with sleek metal siding, a wood extension, and a rooftop patio.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This split-level Seattle home was completely transformed with sleek metal siding, a wood extension, and a rooftop patio.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Grouparchitect. Photography by Chad Savaikie.

7. What was once a detached stable and garage, has been transformed into a studio space with a kitchen and bedroom.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // What was once a detached stable and garage, has been transformed into a studio space with a kitchen and bedroom.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by SHED Architecture & Design. Photography by Mark Woods.

8. This old Spanish Style house in Oakland, California, was renovated into a contemporary house with curb appeal.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This old Spanish Style house in Oakland, California, was renovated into a contemporary house with curb appeal.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Baran Studio. Photography by Peter Lyons.

9. This contemporary remodel transformed an old shed into an art studio and home office in the backyard of a house in Sydney, Australia.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This contemporary remodel transformed an old shed into an art studio and home office in the backyard of a house in Sydney, Australia.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Pivot Studio. Photography by Justin Alexander.

10. An old home in East Hampton, New York was updated with lots of windows and turned into a modern home that takes advantage of the beautiful landscape around it.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // An old home in East Hampton, New York, was updated with lots of windows and turned into a modern home that takes advantage of the beautiful landscape around it.

See more photos of this house, here. Designed by Robert Young. Photography by Frank Oudeman.

11. This 1960’s “Vancouver Special” house in Vancouver’s Dunbar neighborhood received a complete redesign.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This 1960’s “Vancouver Special” house in Vancouver’s Dunbar neighbourhood received a complete redesign.

See more photos of this house, here. Designed by Iconstrux Architecture.

12. An old 1920s home in Sydney, Australia, was given an entirely new look while still maintaining the original structure.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // An old 1920s home in Sydney, Australia, was given an entirely new look while still maintaining the original structure.

See more photos of this house, here. Designed by CplusC Architectural Workshop. Photography by Michael Lassman.

13. This existing duplex in San Francisco was transformed into a modern house with a more angular design.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This existing duplex in San Francisco was transformed into a modern house with a more angular design.

See more photos of this house, here. Designed by Baran Studio Architecture.

14. This single level ranch style home got a facelift and a contemporary expansion that let it keep its ranch feel while also adding a modern touch.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This single level ranch style home got a facelift and a contemporary expansion that let it keep its ranch feel while also adding a modern touch.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Hufft Projects.

15. This tiny home added modern wood siding, large windows, and another level to become a contemporary multi-story home.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // This tiny home added modern wood siding, large windows and another level to become a contemporary multi-story home.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Eggleston Farkas Architects.

16. Modern details were included in this contemporary remodel and addition to a 1980’s house in the La Cañada area of Los Angeles, California


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects //

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by (fer)studio. Photography by Jack Coyer.
http://www.jackcoyier.com/

17. An old abandoned cabin in the woods was rescued and transformed into a modern escape from reality.


House Renovation Ideas - 17 Inspirational Before & After Projects // An old abandoned cabin in the woods was rescued and transformed into a modern escape from reality.

See more photos of this cabin, here. Designed by Searl Lamaster Howe Architects. Photography by Tony Soluri.

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