Often used as storage space, the garage offers a huge range of possibilities when it comes to extending a living area. Here you can find some of the best garage ideas we could find, which includes incredible garage conversions. From industrial spaces transformed into sophisticated urban apartments to old garages converted into a creative studio, home office, or guest room, these projects are all inspiring. Plus, you can also find some garages specially designed to house fantastic collections of vintage cars and motorcycles, with lounge spaces to match.
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Contemporary design that echoes rural architecture. [dropcap]B[/dropcap]uilt among the ‘lanes’, the streets running perpendicular to the main road in Amagansett, New York, House in the Lanes stands out in the neighborhood with its orientation towards the south and distinctive design. MB Archite...
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A house with three volumes arranged to follow the slope of a site with gorgeous views. Located on the outskirts of the city of Braga, Portugal, this contemporary dwelling has a minimalist but creative design that optimizes access to views. Inception Architects Studio designed PS House with three volumes that follow th...
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A spectacular glass house that becomes a luminous presence in a gritty urban lane. Located in Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia, this distinctive glass house was designed by Brad Swartz Architects in collaboration with renowned industrial designer Henry Wilson. One could describe the Laneway Glass House as a glowing jewel...
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An ultra-minimalist house inspired by convent architecture and the concept of a safe shelter. Some architectural projects take inspiration from vernacular architecture, cultural context or nature. Others showcase an architecture that creates a deep connection with the inhabitants. The Unnamed House project exemplifies this latter approach to design perfectly. HW Studio Architects coll...
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Two parking spaces, converted into conjoined but separate houses. Named Loft House x2, this ingenious garage conversion project completed by Brad Swartz Architects offers a blueprint for creating urban density in a more sustainable way. Located in Pyrmont, S...
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A project that brings together work and live spaces. Following COVID-19 lockdowns, many homes transformed into live/work areas. Designed Buero Wagner created such a space, but with a creative twist. Named Garage, this project involved the conversion of a garage into a home office. The property is located in Breitbrunn am Ammerse...
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Design Dichotomies: A Study in Contrasting Shapes and Natural Harmony Tucked away within a lush forested plot outside of São Paulo, Brazil, lies an inspiring work of architecture: Casa dos Terraços Circulares, which translates to the House of Circular Terraces. This 2,725-square-foot haven, designed by Brazilian architect Den...
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A five-bay modern garage design garage inspired by rustic barns, Autobarn houses a classic car collection. Located on the outskirts of a tranquil Somerset village, England, Autobarn is a beautifully designed garage that nestles in the countryside setting perfectly. Set within the grounds of a Grade-II Georgian house that dates back to...
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A contemporary house that gives a respectful nod to the old dwelling it replaced. Located in Moravský Krumlov, Czech Republic, this new building fills the empty space left by an old, uninhabited building. Architect Radek Pasterný of Atelier CL3 referenced the original structure in an ingenious way. While the hou...
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A simple cabin that celebrates the clarity and precision of prefabricated buildings. Completed by Kansas City-based design collective Hufft, formerly known as Hufft Projects, the Shed offers a fresh take on prefabricated cabins. The volume sta...
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A concrete house with four wings and four gardens inspired by the layout of Renaissance villas. Built on the outskirts of Prague, Czech Republic, this suburban villa occupies a sloping site in an especially verdant area. Nacházel Architekti designed the house as a monolithic, reinforced
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Modern Danish Farmhouse Blending Tradition and Innovation for Sustainable Living and Farm-to-Table Production Located in the coastal town of Haderslev, Denmark, Åstrup Have is a distinctive house that takes inspiration from vernacular architecture and traditional farmhouses. Copenhagen-based architecture firm Norrøn designed the...
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A dilapidated garage converted into a multipurpose space with a rooftop garden. Located in the Leschi neighborhood in Seattle, this house previously had an adjacent, dilapidated garage on the western side of the property. Old and under used, the structure required a drastic makeover. The clients tasked local architecture and design fi...
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Brutalist simplicity. Portuguese architect João Vieira de Campos designed House in Serralves with a spartan aesthetic that gives a nod to brutalism and to the beauty of simplicity. Photographer Nelson Garrido captured the d...
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A three-story house that celebrates the history of an old building with stripped interiors that uncover the original construction techniques. Located in the Guanarteme neighborhood of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, this project celebrates the history of a building that precedes the area’s more recent, rapid urban exp...
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A concrete house built on a beach on Australia's Gold Coast. An exploration of the innate human need to put down roots, Mermaid Beach Residence in Australia anchors itself in a coastal setting with minimalist concrete volumes. Melbourne-based archite...
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Modern garage design: the ultimate man cave for car and bike lovers. Designed by Paulo Martins Arq&Design, this private garage strikes the perfect balance between shelter and socializing space for like-minded friends. The studio built the garage on the northern section of a plot of land i...
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A contemporary extension designed to enhance the living spaces of a traditional Edwardian house. Located in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, Brighton House is an extension that greatly enriches an existing Edwardian home. Adam Kane Architects create...
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An old garage transformed into a living space with room for a small craft brewery. Located in the Cosme Velho neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this building was previously used as a warehouse and garage. The interior also featured one room with a small bathroom. Architecture firm Zebulun Arquitetura completed the
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A Japanese house with an interior courtyard that doubles as garage and terrace. Located on a busy street in Kizugawa, Japan, this one-story house solves the issue of privacy in an ingenious way. Yoshi Architects designed this modern Japanese home with an interior
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A thoughtfully designed house extension that features a play on contrasts. Designed by Canadian firm Acre Architects, The Centennial is a gorgeous extension and bachelor’s suite that marries contemporary design with vernacular elements. Built in Saint Andrews, Canada, near the park that gives its name, the extension features an inspired design. The
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