Historic garage transformed into a beautiful of a tiny home in Bordeaux, France

Screen Shot 2017-03-09 at 3.30.03 PM

Jérémie Buchholtz, a photographer who splits his time between Paris and Bordeaux, was looking for an affordable apartment in Bordeaux His search was unsuccessful until he came across a garage listing. That’s right, and abandoned garage “with character,” not a house or an apartment.

Screen Shot 2017-03-09 at 5.13.29 PM

Complete with huge metal doors that hid garage “junk” in its dank darkness, most people would have passed within the first five minutes. Not Buchholtz. He called his friend, architect Matthieu de Marien, who specializes in typically non-living spaces into livable comfort and style. De Marien was known for converting offices, stores, and other structures into homes.

Screen shot 2017-03-10 at 12.29.39 PM

De Marien visited his friend’s discovery and immediately saw its potential. Private, historic, and unique were the instantly recognizable ingredients. Buchholtz purchased the property and De Marien transformed it into a “house within a house.” Take a look!

 
 
 

China’s Citizens Pay More as Domestic Agricultural Production Dips, US Imports Become More Expensive

China’s Citizens Pay More as Domestic Agricultural Production Dips, US Imports Become More Expensive
Beijing’s trump card in the trade war between China and the United States has been to slap retaliatory ...
READ MORE >
 

Google Employees Protest Plan to Censor China Search Engine

Google Employees Protest Plan to Censor China Search Engine
SAN FRANCISCO—Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at ...
READ MORE >
 

Shipwreck From Only WWII Battle in America Found Off Alaska

Shipwreck From Only WWII Battle in America Found Off Alaska
Scientists have discovered part of the stern section that was blown off a U.S. Navy destroyer during World ...
READ MORE >
 

Aretha Franklin Dies at Age 76, Confirms Publicist

Aretha Franklin Dies at Age 76, Confirms Publicist
Aretha Franklin, the first female singer to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and ...
READ MORE >