// arthitectural / conversion

Atelier Ryo Abe
Shima Kitchen


Shima Kitchen was a renovation project to create a venue for arts, and dinning from an old vacant house in a village on Teshima. Teshima is a rural island in the Seto Inland Sea of Western Japan, just next to the famous art tourism island of Naoshima. Around this old house were vacant lands where […]


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Zeytinoglu Architects
Mariahilfer Strasse 1


House with a bomb damage The building was originally designed and built in the „Gründerzeit“, with a richly decorated facade and a tower at the north-eastern corner. After it had been heavily damaged during World War II, the house received an „austerity facade“ without any kind of decoration, structured by nothing but the remaining window […]


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Lemay associés
780 Brewster


Erected at the beginning of the XXth century, 780 Brewster is a five-storey multi-tenant industrial building with a total surface area of 12,000 m². This brick and timber building was transformed into an office building housing, among others, the City of Montréal’s Southwest Borough Hall as well as our firm’s offices. Completed according to a […]


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BIG
Transitlager


BIG wins an invited competition to renovate and extend an existing 1960’s concrete warehouse situated in a Basel industrial district which is being transformed into an alternative Arts District. Located in Basel’s upcoming Dreispitz neighborhood, which is envisioned as an attractive and inviting urban quarter in Herzog de Meuron’s master plan from 2003, the existing […]


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NPS Tchoban Voss
Hamburger Hof


The Hamburger Hof complex presents itself today as a terrain genuinely grown and constantly re-combined by means of residential and commercial buildings over the last 200 years. First documented in 1828, the front building was complemented over and over by additions on the courtyard side, establishing both small trade businesses as well as places of […]


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Alonso, Balaguer y Arquitectos Asociados
Leisure & commercial Centre Las Arenas


Barcelona has always been characterised by the particular sensitivity of its citizens with regards its past (cultural, historic, linguistic, literary, architectural, etc.), yet by its marked support for the future and cosmopolitan avant-garde. Las Arenas de Barcelona is a clear, conclusive example of such: the official recognition of a more than interesting marriage between respect […]


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Ian Moore Architects
Strelein Warehouse


This project is the conversion of a late 19th former grocery warehouse into a 2 level, one bedroom residence. In the mid 20th century it had 35 years of use as an engineering workshop before being converted to an artist’s studio and residence in the 1970s. Internally a 1.7 metre height difference between the 2 […]


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C+S Associati
HBB – Harbour Brain Building


HBB architectural design intercepts the atmosphere of the Venice Arsenale: a sequence of void spaces temporararily occupied by objects (the ships) which had to be built, repaired or were simply housed. The program for the building is that to become the harbour station housing the computers which control the seaport trafic at the new Venice […]


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Allen Jack+Cottier
Glass Loggia House


This project has brought new life to a grand two storey High Victorian style residence with a dark rear living spaces and run down garden. The house was originally a private zoo, so when work started in 2003, the landscape architect retained and reused existing building remnants to construct a “Garden of Ghosts” with a […]


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traverso-vighy
Designer’s Studio


New structures transformed the small 1950’s building that faces an urban park area from its privileged location along a riverbank. The project evolved in different phases and over an extended period of time following the business’ growth, which required expansion of new designing and manufacturing areas for eyewear prototypes. The additions are physically attached to […]


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Resolution: 4 Architecture
Loft of Frank and Amy


Designed for an art critic and a film editor, the Loft of Frank and Amy is a bare, wide-open play space in New York City’s gritty Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. Located in a former industrial building, the loft occupies an entire floor with full window exposure and dynamic urban views on three sides. The design enhances […]


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Studio ST Architects & Z-A Studio
14 Street Y Renovation


Construction on the renovation of the 14 Street Y Community Center began in early June and was completed on time and on budget in October 2009. On the ground floor, the lobby, fitness center, locker rooms, office, fitness studios, showers and pool are reorganized as a series of parallel bands.  As users move through the […]


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SHH
37º Olympia


37º, the new health and fitness centre concept from operator ARK Leisure Management Ltd, has opened its second outlet in a Grade-II listed, six-storey building in London’s Kensington Olympia, with all architecture and design by SHH.  The initial outlet for the new brand, also designed by SHH, opened in summer 2006 at the More London […]


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Stefan Forster Architekten
Town Villas


When looking at the eight town villas on the southern fringes of Leinefelde, it quickly reveals why this city has long served as a model for the urban redevelopment in areas of the former GDR. The transformation of a 200 metre long building block made of prefabricated slabs into eight separate, free-standing houses represents the […]


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WZMH Architects
Nova Scotia Power Corporate Office Facilities


The project is located on a 5-acre site at the southern end of the Halifax downtown waterfront with access from Lower Water Street. The site steps down approximately 7.5m from Lower Water Street to the harbour, east of the site. To the south there has been significant redevelopment of some of existing harbour buildings including […]


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GLR arquitectos – Gilberto L. Rodríguez
Urbania


Urbania is an urban recycling project located in downtown Monterrey. The task was to work with a building that used to house the old headquarters of the “Monterrey – New York Life” insurance company. Originally built in the late fifties, this building was converted into a rental residential project, with 130 units ranging from 500 […]


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Andre Kikoski Architect
Wyckoff Exchange


The 10,000 square foot project has successfully transformed abandoned warehouse with cutting edge facade. It’s signature is created with two layer of steel panels, laser-cut with a dynamic gradient pattern: an oxidized corten outer wall and a refletctive inner layer of stainless. Illuminated by its own gate, transforming to awning when the store is open. […]


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Cary Bernstein Architect
One & Co


  One & Co is part of a new generation of industrial design firms on the rise in San Francisco. Since its founding 10 years ago, the firm has made its home in a turn-of-the-century brick warehouse in the Mission District. When the need came to expand into an adjacent space, the three principals saw […]


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logon architecture
800SHOW Creative Park


As today’s key producer of knowledge, ideas and innovation, the creative industry plays a key role in today’s economy. Governments across the world, including the Chinese, are making great efforts to create an environment in which the creative industry can flourish. Shanghai, aiming to become Asia’s top creative city, has been central to this boom. […]


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Cardinal Hardy
The Redpath Lofts


  The Redpath Lofts: consolidating the cultural and industrial landscape of the Lachine canal. Phases 2 and 3 : buildings E, F, G, I and J In continuity with Phase 1, the Groupe Cardinal Hardy just completed the 2nd and 3rd phases of the Redpath Lofts on the banks of the Lachine canal in Montreal. […]


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