Look at this surprising renovation of an office turned into a family home

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

 

Dutch design firm TANK, have transformed what was once a standard conventional office space, into a home for a family in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Here is what the space looked like before the redesign…

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam


And below is what it was turned into!

Behind the stucco walls, were the original brick walls and doors, that were uncovered and cleaned after years of being painted.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

Touches of original wood were kept throughout the space, like the black charred beams.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

A new addition is the contemporary light wood kitchen, that has a large centrally located island.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

A hanging chair in the corner now lets you gaze out onto the world.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

The kitchen, living and dining room all share the same space.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

The living room is defined by a wood feature wall, that wraps from the wall to the floor. The wood they used is 150 year old German pine boards, that were discovered when they pulled up the office flooring.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

The fireplace sits flush with its surround.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

The apartment has a large 52 foot long (16 meter) plywood bookshelf that lines the hallway, and hides the entrances to three bedrooms.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

Below is a close-up look at the bookshelves. If you look at the end, you will see the bathtub and a couple of sinks tucked into the shelf.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

Little touches, like this swing, make it fun for kid’s to play.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

Off the wall of bookshelves are multiple rooms, like this child’s bedroom.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

And this toddler’s bedroom.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

Further down the hall, an entrance of mirrors welcomes you to the master bedroom.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

Floor-to-ceiling closets guide you to the bed.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

The bedroom is spacious, with somewhat see-through shelf dividing the space from the ensuite bathroom. This shelf unit is part of the large bookshelf that runs the length of the apartment hallway.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

An original wall has been left as a feature wall in the bathroom, which can be seen when looking down the hallway.

An Inspiring Renovation Of An Office & Gambling Joint Into A Contemporary Home In Amsterdam

Photography by Teo Krijgsman

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