Do you think that the whole of Europe is made up of magnificent castles, grand homes with curtains, Renaissance furniture and extraordinary gardens? This is a bit true, but it’s forgetting that there are still plenty of places to restore.
Take the Cathar castles in the South of France. In most cases, only walls and ruins remain. And yet they are the memory of a time when the South of France was almost independent.
When you’re looking for something, you can find beautiful ruins in Europe all over Europe that would like to be restored. American investors, it’s up to you to play!
I know I know. You will tell me: it is a scandal! Either we restore an old ruined castle, we leave it in ruins, or we make a nice modern house elsewhere. But to make a sort of modern house inside a ruined castle is not possible. It is the same debate for old churches and cathedrals: most have been revamped over the centuries. When restoring them, should they be done in accordance with the initial structure or should they be restored with successive modifications? The question is open, I do not have the answer …
Or an apartment plan? An industrial plan? A castle plan? A farm plan? A garage plan? Or even a garden plan? The beginning of this story is very simple. Just use a very simple program like http://archiplain.com/makeyourplan. With him, even a 5 year old can use: I tested with several children and each of them regarded it as a building game, much like Minecraft. Just know how to use a computer mouse and have the software open. And click on the object you want to draw, like a wall or window, and drag the mouse on the screen: and lo!