Janis Gulbis turned his family's summer retreat from the 1970s into a modern home. Now he and his wife live there year-round. The 190-square-meter house is big enough for family visits, and energy efficient to boot.
Perfectionism, disinterest, extensions: There are many reasons why some buildings take longer than planned to get completed - sometimes even centuries. Here are five impressive examples.
Vienna's Caramel Architects designed an airy, single-family home on a small plot of land. The CJ5 house is a modern, low-energy house which meets the needs of young urbanites.
When their second child was born, Nina and Jacob Salo knew they needed more room. So, with the help of two architects, they used the generous loft space above them to create a flat fit for a family.
Ülar Mark's weekend home is a far cry from modern minimalism. Located on the Baltic Sea coast in Estonia's Lahemaa National Park, his renovation of a listed captain's house is an ode to the joys of decorating with color.
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