Warehouses are used today by creative individuals who love industrial style. Check out these six amazing buildings who have been turned from any old factory or warehouse into something original and interesting.
Melbourne architecture is becoming more creative and different everyday. The industrial style has been taken to enthusiastically by melbournites and can be seen more frequently throughout the city. This house in Fitzroy North is named House in a Warehouse and was built by Splinter Society Architecture.
This house was originally a furniture factory that was converted into a home with modern Japanese design. The house was completed in 2016.
Holding the history of the Industrial Revolution, London is the perfect place to express Industrial Style. This converted ironworks showcases the original Gothic windows, brickwork, industrial staircase and exposed steel beams.
This stunning rebuild is located in Waterloo. It falls easily under the category of a luxury dwelling complimented by the authentic industrial style.
This 465 square meter industrial site was turned into a family home by the addition of timber boxes to create private rooms. The bow-string shaped roof has been restored and filled with sky lights.
New York, USA
A building constructed in 1884, used for packing caviar has been refurbished into a stunning residence by the Andrew Franz Architects. The home features exposed timber beams and the original roof joists.
10 Largest Factories in the World
1. The NASA Vehicle Assembly Building.
The doors of the building alone are 139 metres tall and allow entire spaceships to be built under cover.
2. The Meyer Werft Dockhalle 2.
Used to build cruise ships, this enormous space looks like it could fit an entire city inside it.
3. The Aerium.
This huge structure was built during World War II in Germany to construct and store airships. It was later bought and re-purposed – a tropical theme park was built inside it.
4. Jean-Luc Lagardere plant.
This factory is designed specifically to build airbuses – the largest commercial airliners. It is large enough to build 8 airbuses simultaneously.
5. Boeing Factory.
Another aeroplane factory – this is larger than three sports stadiums side by side.
6. Lauma Fabric Factory.
Insured for $85 million euros, this factory was built in Latvia in 1965 to produce fabric for underwear.
7. The Tesla Gigafactory.
This gigantic solar panel electrical station aims to harvest enough electrical energy in a year to power half a million Tesla cars.
8. The Stetson Hat Factory.
Operating in the early 1900s and producing only hats, this huge factory seems to defy modern production industries. Over five thousand men and women were employed here.
9. Mitsubishi Motors, North America.
This facility combined production, design, research & development under a single, enormous roof.
10. Belvidere Assembly plant.
An assembly plant owned by Chrysler, this is another factory that pumps out thousands of cars – and make use of an unfathomably large floor area to do so.
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Central Steel Build at the Mallee Machinery Field Days
We have a stand at the Mallee Machinery Field days – come pay us a visit for a few freebies (and a quick quote!).
You can find us at stand 121b (previously advertised as 112a).
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Come drop by our stand to have take a look at our frames, and our fire pit, today and tomorrow.
The Mallee Machinery Field Day expo is 2km south of Speed on the Sunraysia Highway. For further information, visit the Mallee Field Day website.