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Defense Tower turned Modern Home

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Located in Suffolk, England, this historic defense tower's existence was at risk until its owner Duncan Jackson decided to turn it into a modern home that maintained all its historic details.     

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To solve the lack-of-natural-light problem, windows were installed just below the new metal roof and light tubes usher light to the center of the tower. For more information and pictures, head on over to Inhabitat.

created at: 12/28/2010

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