Inspiration: Factory Style

Former factories and workshops

Maison Collongue

Maison Collongue is a B&B near the Provencal village of Lourmarin in the Luberon Natural Park. Three buildings will greet you: a farmhouse dating to the 17th century, a 18th century Magnagerie (in which silkworms were once bred), …

Region/Town: FR - France, Provence, Lourmarin

Name: Maison Collongue

Scenery: secluded between trees and fields in the countryside of Provence

Accommodation: B&B



The tobacco barn on the edge of Neibsheim – a village near Karlsruhe – is visible from afar. Once tobacco leaves, threaded on long strings, were dried behind the wooden lamella facade. The building with imposing dimensions (40 meters long, …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Bretten, Neibsheim

Name: Tabakscheune

Scenery: Hilly area, on the edge of a small village

Accommodation: House


Villa Daesch

In a small hamlet near Gordes – one of the most beautiful mountain villages in France – Villa Daesch lies hidden behind a high wall. The silk factory dating to 1629 consists of several buildings and an intimate courtyard. …

Region/Town: FR - France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Vaucluse, Gordes

Name: Villa Daesch

Scenery: between hill ranges and vineyards

Accommodation: House, Apartment


Hotel Stadthaus Arnstadt

The listed ensemble in the historic core of Arnstadt consists of a half-timbered house from 1582/1697 in the Renaissance style and a factory building from the year 1903. Over a hundred years a glove factory was housed here, …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Thuringia, Arnstadt

Name: Hotel Stadthaus (Townhouse) Arnstadt

Scenery: historic center of Arnstadt, across from a early gothic, former Franciscan monastery

Accommodation: Hotel



The old cotton mill in Leipzig is a melting pot for creative professionals. Numerous studios, galleries and workshops have taken over this large factory site, located four kilometers away from the city centre. There is also a guest house with (as might be expected in this creative environment) a rather unconventional flair. …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Saxony, Leipzig

Name: Meisterzimmer

Scenery: former factory site in an urban environment

Accommodation: Apartment


Pico do Refugio

Pico do Refugio is located on São Miguel – the largest of the Azores islands – on a hill with panoramic views over the wide Atlantic. The mansion from the beginning of the 17th century was once used as military fortress, …

Region/Town: PT - Portugal, Azores, São Miguel, Rabo de Peixe

Name: Pico do Refugio

Scenery: old plantation grounds on an island in the Atlantic

Accommodation: Apartment


La Manufacture Royale

Located in the narrow streets of the medieval little town Montolieu you will find an imposing building: La Manufacture Royale. Spend your holidays in the historic ambience of a former linen factory, which was built in 1793 by King Louis XV. …

Region/Town: FR - France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Montolieu

Name: La Manufacture Royale

Scenery: Classic French village on a narrow plateau

Accommodation: Apartment


Riva Lofts Florence

The Riva Lofts are located in a 19th century building complex on the Arno riverbank, just two kilometers from the center of Florence. These buildings once housed a small factory, artisans’ workshops and the architectural studio of Claudio Nardi. …

Region/Town: IT - Italy, Tuscany, Florence

Name: Riva Lofts Florence

Scenery: Florence!

Accommodation: Hotel

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