The gym and assembly hall of a classic Victorian schoolhouse located in London has shed its former function and now serves as a unique apartment. Highlights include a soaring curved ceiling, four huge
French architectural firm Fabre/de Marien turned this 441 square foot garage into a beautiful home.
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.
So asks Michael Cannel at Fast Company. The question was prompt by the proposed conversion of the Bell Labs campus in Holmdel, New Jersey. Designed by Eero Saarinen, the property was the Fertile Crescent of transistors and cell phones, which, according to New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, makes it a piece of 'science heritage of all mankind'.
When adding fabric or wood or tile sizes with a calculator, all your carefully measured fractions turn into decimals, and unless you're a math whiz, it's really tough to get them back.
Here's a handy conversion chart from Wood Magazine that allows you to find either your fraction or decimal, and convert it back to where you're most comfortable.