// arthitectural / conversion

Jean-Baptiste Lacoudre Architectures
Batellerie


Constructed in 1957 by architects Arsène-Henry Brothers, this old building was once a shipping exchange and is part of the river heritage of Paris and the Seine. The Maison is part of a series of buildings forming an urban façade that overlooks the Seine, and this strategic location between the river and its quays offers exceptional […]


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HoG Architektur ZT GmbH
Franciscan Monastery


A new phase of development is to start at the listed Franciscan monastery. The objective is total refurbishment which will bring an architectural and organizational transformation of the area on the basis of forwardlooking, sustainable and ecological fundamentals. Since the construction of the monastery and the church started in the Middle Ages in Graz the […]


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MIRAG Arquitectura
EspaiCaixa in Girona


The aim of this project was the conversion of the existing building into a cultural and social centre, which would provide it with institutional representation. The outset was a dark, half-buried building that lacked quality spaces, placed at the interior of a block in Girona. The vast remodelling program included a 180-seat auditorium, an exhibition […]


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Meritxell Inaraja i Genís
La Seca


The Seca was the name of the Royal Mint of the Corona de Aragón. The term “Seca” comes from the Arabic word Sekka, which means “place where coins are manufactured.” Occupied several buildings in the district of La Ribera de Barcelona and coined money unevenly through time between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries. The building […]


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gmp – Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Conversion of the Hans-Sachs-Haus


After a construction period of four years, the city of Gelsenkirchen is this weekend celebrating the opening of its new town hall, which was converted to plans by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). In addition to speeches, tours of the premises and other festivities, gmp founding partner Volkwin Marg, town planner Kunibert […]


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Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos
Conde romanones


The project handles the conversion of a 1923 industrial shed in an inner court in Madrid’s historic centre into loft apartments. The main features of the space, greatly altered in a conversion, where its powerful steel trusses and the great glass skylight crowning its centre. The project establishes two basic operations: demolition of two rows of floor slabs […]


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Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects
Kazematten


Underneath a rampant of a fortified wall, lie the remnants of the once large complex of fortifications of Ypres, called “Kazematten”. Built in 1680 by a mythical French Marshal as part of a large fortification project of Ypres, the “Kazematten” are known for their rich history. Following the independence of Belgium the fortification complex was mostly […]


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HOSPER
Haarlem Droste site


Redevelopment of a factory site in Haarlem During the coming years a number of obsolete factory sites along the River Spaarne in the centre of Haarlem will be redeveloped for homes, employment, culture and entertainment. The location that stirs the imagination most may well be the site of former Droste chocolate factory: it is in […]


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Margot-Duclot Architectes Associés
Bonneuil Site Cotton – recover the city


Margot-Duclot architectes associés concluded in 2013 a 5 years project in the city of Bonneuil-sur-Marne.  The TCSP, a major public transport project connecting the Pompadour place with the Sucy station, initiated a strong renewal in the Bonneuil City entrance.The land retrieved from the railways made possible the conversion of the IUFM crossroad into a friendly […]


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Güth & Braun Architekten + DYNAMO Studio
House Pünktchen


Condensed version The existing neoclassic house from mid 19th century was relegated to the urban anonymity due to aggressive renovations after World War II. Despite the decadent state of the building, the clients acknowledged  traces of previous qualities. The drive to bring back to life these lingering and latent qualities by complementing them with a warm and […]


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Cervera & Pioz Arquitectos SLP
Foreing Health Offices


Cervera&Pioz were commissioned by the Ministry of Public Administration to adapt some existing local (an old garage) for the new headquarters of Seville Foreign Health. This project is nestled within the Ministry’s policy of reusing former official car garages, for not being in currently use and in precarious conditions. The challenge was to transform a […]


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BURO II & ARCHI+I
Tobacco factory D’heygere Menen


Reconversion of a former tobacco factory into a contemporary living project. Through an architectural competition, organized by the City of Menen, the project was awarded to SA Vanhaerents from Torhout in cooperation with BURO II & ARCHI + I as a designer. The original configuration of the buildings is the starting point for the new design. […]


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Giuseppe Scannella Architetto
Agritourism


Renovation project of existing buildings & demolition and reconstruction of buildings for rural tourism The area covered by the settlement in the town of Giarre, between Catania and Taormina, and extends for just shy of 50,000 sq. m. on the eastern slope of Etna with panoramic views to the Ionian sea, from the Calabrian coast […]


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Bagnato Architects
Hudson St.


Begin with a building with soul, add the architectural free spirit of Dominic and Marie Bagnato. The result is Moonee Ponds’ most memorable home, a residence that thrills the senses throughout spectacular spaces of unlimited luxury and unforgettable refinement. Innovative, intelligent and inspired, this home marries an 1892 church to 2012 modernity throughout unique dimensions […]


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Zurdos Team
Irreverent hypothesis on a posible city


This work is an academic production about metropolitan availabilities and potential conversion on rehabilitation to the current needs of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. The lack of social housing and the unique situation in the world of being an urban area with 18 football fields – many of them embedded in the plot established – […]


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Loïc Picquet Architecte
Farm Building Renovation


The project created 4 lodging rooms in a farm building in Alsace. A new wood construction was added as a natural and fluid extension of the old farm, not only renovating it but mostly honoring it by the use of its history and details. Thereby, niches were built in the walls and double doors were […]


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Giuseppe Scannella Architetto
Restoration of the historic building


In a huge botanical garden, an ancient manor house becomes a conference centre and meeting point of excellence, through a careful renovation combined with a reinterpretation of its distinguishing elements. Our architectural firm has worked on the restoration and refurbishment of historic buildings , as well as the coordination and the respective Master Plan of the […]


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Futudesign Ltd
Restaurant Farang


Farang is located in Norrmalm in the heart of Stockholm. Farang combines the intimacy of contemporary Asian restaurant with the urbanity of a Stockholm street level space. Ground floor of an old industrial building was turned into a 700 m² fine dining restaurant. The restaurant contains a dining hall with 160 seats, as well as a […]


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Oppenheim Architecture + Design, LLP
Kirchplatz office/residence


The design of this adaptive re-use project was born initially out of a design competition initiated by the City of Muttenz/Basel. The design was based on the renovation of an historic farmhouse situated within the historic center core of the city. The original farmhouse was constructed in 1743. Today the converted farmhouse serves as an […]


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Eduardo Souto de Moura + Graça Correia
The Parking


Within the definitions of the General Plan, the location of the parking is essential. Its frank and direct relation with the street is enhanced by the clarity of the relation established with all the equipment in the area, so it is not necessary to build a new structure with its costs as this offers the advantages of […]


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