australian architecture firm DKO has adapted this building with a listed façade into apartments by inserting a perforated metal box set meters within the existing walls to create a ‘shadow gap’ between old and new.
On the tiny island of Coll with just two hundred residents off the coast of Scotland sits a modest masterwork of modern renovation – a brand new home slotted delicately inside the (reinforced) crumbling stone ruins of an ancient local manor. by WT Archit
Blencowe Hall, located in Cumbria, England. A century manor whose towers were left to decay for over 300 years. The large gash in the masonry wall of the south tower is believed to be the result of an attack during the English Civil War.