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Architect Turns This Old Cement Factory Into His Home, And The Interior Will Take Your Breath Away

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In 1973, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill purchased a WWI-era cement factory near Barcelona

He immediately saw potential in the building, and began renovating it into his home

He immediately saw potential in the building, and began renovating it into his home

After years of partial deconstruction, his team proceeded to furnish the interior as a modern living space

After years of partial deconstruction, his team proceeded to furnish the interior as a modern living space

The exterior was laced with vegetation, and now overflows with lush greenery

The exterior was laced with vegetation, and now overflows with lush greenery

The structure has been completely transformed into a spectacular and unique home

The structure has been completely transformed into a spectacular and unique home

“The Cement Factory is a place of work par excellence” Bofill writes on his official website

“The Cement Factory is a place of work par excellence” Bofill writes on his official website

“I have the impression of living… in a closed universe which protects me from the outside and everyday life” Bofill writes

“I have the impression of living… in a closed universe which protects me from the outside and everyday life” Bofill writes

A variety of indoor and outdoor relaxation spots can be found throughout the property

A variety of indoor and outdoor relaxation spots can be found throughout the property

The exterior is mostly covered by grass, but also eucalyptus, palm, and olive trees

The exterior is mostly covered by grass, but also eucalyptus, palm, and olive trees

This gives the building a “mysterious aspect of romantic ruin that makes it unique and unrepeatable”

This gives the building a “mysterious aspect of romantic ruin that makes it unique and unrepeatable”