Click here for more on how Michele Motiscause and partner Francesca Regni converted a derelict 18th century Barcelona storehouse abandoned for more than 35 years and being marketed as a rental apartment(!) into a comfortable home/studio — "Transformer Space" — using only salvaged/recycled/donated materials and performing no structural tweaks.

It's just another fine example from Kirsten Dirksen and the gang at faircompanies of how "home" can be achieved using minimal funds, reclaimed materials, and an ample dose of ingenuity. Also: the willingness to shower in a massive granite sink.

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Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) writes about design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.

Creative reuse abounds in restoration of forsaken Barcelona home [Video]
A Barcelona design duo work impressive DIY restoration magic on a long-abandoned comital residence-turned-storehouse-turned-apartment.