I hope this small old house renovation will bring sparkling inspiration for you who are looking for ideas of how to renovating an old house. Restoring an old house, especially with heritage architecture status can be cost enormously. For this small old house renovation, creative resources efficiently used so the renovating an old house costs can be at the lowest cost possible.
Generally, the building materials used to renovate this three-story L-shaped house has same materials that used to build the original house in 1958’s. The same materials used to represent the characteristic of its vintage 50’s architecture style. At the same time modern technique applied.
Three-story L-shaped House Decorating Ideas
The decorating concept of this small old house is mixing old-new concept. Well, actually is as much as possible not to change the authenticity of its architecture style while bring modern living space’s standard into the house. The exterior of this small vintage house is retained as it is. New wall plaster stucco, and or new painting applied for the building exterior to bring new and fresh appearance. As you can see in the photos, existing vintage balcony railings is retained. Partial wall that become fence of outdoor rooftop also retained, including its vintage ornaments.
While mix new with old interior concept, the distinction between new structures and retained old structures is very clear. New structure can be identified by its dark-gray color, while old structure retained as it is. New white painted wall combine with raw exposed lime mortar bricks wall at every area. White U-shaped kitchen design is contrasting with chestnut wood furniture of living area and dining area.
Small Three-story L-shaped House Plan Layout
After the refurbishment, the room layout of this small house in the city is as follow. First floor or ground floor consists of a garage, multifunction entrance area, baby bedroom, bathroom, and a bedroom. Second floor accommodate living area, dining area, U-shaped kitchen, bathroom, and a bedroom. Third floor divided into two area; first is an outdoor area (outdoor rooftop), second is enclosed room used for working space room. What a lovely small old house renovation design.
Source & credit: Donaire Arquitectos. Seville, Spain.