This book shows the transformation of an existing apartment with problems into a new, open floor space that satisfies the needs of the owners. The books presents the transformation of this spaces through full color and b&w images and drawings of the before and after. A description of the project, beginning with an overview of the existing conditions and a wish list of changes, adds to the comprehensibility of the work. Architects/designers, owners, builders or any member of the team involved in the construction bring in their own experience to point out the challenges faced during the remodel, including code issues, structural upgrading, pipework changes, and the inability to fully satisfy the owners spatial requirements. The description mentions the improvements and how these have increased the value of the property.