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Sleep Snugly Behind 13 Foot Thick Walls In Converted Martello Tower

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Image credit: Sam Lucas Three years ago we wrote about the amazing conversion of an english Martello Tower into a home by Piercy Conner Architects. There wasn't a lot of information available about it at the time, but there is now; It was short-listed for a RIBA award and John Glancey, architectural critic for the Guardian, recently covered it in the nicely titled Napoleon-proof your home: convert a Martello tower. Adaptive reuses of historic buildings can be problematic and expensive, and sometimes there are real questions about whether it should be done at all. The owner explains the problem and how he overcame it: ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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