In an impressive feat of upcycling, designers Rolf Bruggink and Niek Wagemans have turned an empty coach house into a one-of-a-kind residence using materials salvaged from a demolished office building nearby.
According to Contemporist, the building dates back to 1895 and was built in the rear garden of a wealthy aristocrat’s home. A custom transformation later, it’s now Bruggink’s own live-work space, sprinkled with work by Dutch artists.
What makes the space work is a two-story central hub, with a kitchen behind glass partitions on the ground level and two sets of stairs to the upper level living spaces. A dining area and living room with great indoor-outdoor appeal are loosely formed around this bespoke "loft." Check out a time-lapse of the construction, below.