From farmhouses to churches, conversion projects provide some of the most artful and inspired architectural revamps the world over. As we plot our own summer remodeling projects, why not revisit some of the biggest and best transformations anywhere? These remarkable makeovers take renovating to the next level. If you're taking on a DIY, get ready to marvel in the genius and sheer magnitude of these undertakings. Welcome to the major leagues.
Converted from a historic gambrel hay barn that had been damaged in a severe fire, this Connecticut dairy farm conversion by Specht Harpman is now a chic weekend escape. The reimagined 4500-square-foot home, called the Charnin Residence, is the ultimate transformation from rustic to modern.
Which conversion is your favorite?