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Wrong side of the tracks

Across the freight train line in the bad part of town an old garage has a new lease on life. Abandoned and derelict it now houses a studio and living space as well as an open courtyard. A rough and ready building offering a well considered use as home or workspace. By Atlanta architects Brian Bell and David Yoachim of bldgs.

Reader Comments (11)

Wow! That's like my fantasy world come to life!

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered Commenterselina

I am always amazed when people take a space that has been long abandoned and create a space that works again. I'd love to live there with a tad bit more furniture.

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTonia


19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCata

i am so intrigued by this. i've always loved the idea of transforming an existing structure and creatively taking advantage of what the years of neglect have revealed. so cool.

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered Commenterteresa

Love the intelligent and beautiful reuse of an existing building! Incredibly done!
- agata.

wow, big wow!
I love how the design allows for the existing abandoned structure to shine as a feature.
Struggling for words at the moment, so speechless
x kat

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkat - dot dot dash

Amazing! Like Kat, I am practically speechless.

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMelanie

this is freaken awesome!!!

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered Commentertanya

This is actually an amazing space with so much light - I really like it

19 Mar 2012 | Unregistered Commenterrooth

That goes in my architecture file. Brilliant make-over.

20 Mar 2012 | Unregistered CommenterOregonbird

Wow, another awesome display of rehabbing a derelict property...

I followed the jump, this firms work is incredible.

Thanks for the post!


24 Mar 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTodd

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