Articles tagged Renovation

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Bridgevest brings a new kind of modernity to the city of contemporary architecture

Rotterdam, Netherlands – Studio Tomorrow and Jochem Groenland merge historical character with modern forms for the workspace of financial technology company Bridgevest.

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
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Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

Leaderboard: CIFF
Leaderboard: CIFF
Social Housing by Metek. Photo Didier Boy De la Tour, Irina Productions, and Metek
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The city of light just got brighter with Metek’s social housing project

PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it. 

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Mark A-to-Z: R is for Renovation

Reinvigorating city centres and building within the constraints left from the past are challenges that stimulate and highlight architects’ talents.

CUTR Hospital by 2b architectes. Photos Matthieu Gafsou
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A metallic-clad roof structure by 2b architectes is inconspicuous amongst the vegetation

EPALINGES – Although its use has changed throughout its 100-year history, the CUTR’s primary purpose has remained in healthcare and patient rehabilitation.

House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro
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Fala Atelier makes one plus fun equal five

PORTO – A 20th-century home in the centre of the Portuguese city has been adapted into five small studio flats of approximately 35 sq-m.

Musee d'Arts de Nantes by Stanton Williams. Photos Hufton + Crow
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A museum extension by Stanton Williams connects old and new in more ways than one

NANTES – A palace, a chapel and a cube have come together in a momentous renovation project in the west of France.

Norman Hotel by Yaov Messer. Photos Amit Gosher / Sivan Askayo
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Yoav Messer saves heritage buildings from demolition

TEL AVIV – The Norman Hotel comprises two buildings: one Modern residence from 1925 and one in eclectic style 1924. Messer found the dilapidated buildings for the developer.

Leaderboard: CIFF
Leaderboard: CIFF
Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

Mill 24 by Caramel Architects. Photos Hertha Hurnaus
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Caramel Architects squeezes a complete living experience into a roof space

VIENNA – For quite some time, residents in the Austrian capital have relied on the ability to extend their townhouses vertically, converting roof space into extra quarters for living.

B30 Renovation by KAAN Architects. Photos Karin Borghouts
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Kaan Architecten reinterprets century-old ideas to realise a contemporary renovation

THE HAGUE – Originally built in 1917, the former home of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has been renovated for a second time.

Ajiroen Shop by Tyrant Inc. Photos Tomoki Hirokawa
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Tyrant Inc challenges anxiety by creating tension

TOKYO – A shop for specialist tea brand Ajiroen adds the final piece to a five-part puzzle in a city 50-km west of Tokyo.