Articles tagged Repurpose

Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
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XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

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.

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Caixaforum Seville by Vázquez Consuegra. Photos Jesus Granada
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Two worlds inspire Vázquez Consuegra's subterranean cultural centre

SEVILLE – In March 2017, Seville became the eighth Spanish city to inaugurate a Caixaforum. The project repurposes a space that previously existed as a subterranean car park.

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.

Alserkal Avenue by OMA. Photos Mohamed Somji (courtesy of Alsekral Avenue)
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OMA repurposes four warehouses into a collection of configurable spaces

Dubai – A group of warehouses on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial quarter of Al Qouz  promotes cultural activities and the collaboration of artistic disciplines within the area.

R1/R2 Buildings by h2o Architectes. Photos Julien Attard / Myr Muratet
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The story of a bankrupt textile factory continues with h2o Architectes

BOURG-LES-VALENCE – A renovation brings a historical warehouse space to life in the south of France as a setting for creative companies.

The building’s new texture evokes smaller-scale patterns found in traditional Korean architecture.
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Casa Geometrica by JOHO

SEOUL – Korean firm JOHO Architecture has completed renovations to a deteriorating property in Gangnam-gu, Seoul.

Black brick is used  to create a place of remembrance and healing for the victims and their supporters.
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Museum of War and Women’s Human Rights by Wise Architecture

SEOUL – Korean architects refurbish a residence into a modest, solemn museum for the country’s ‘comfort women’.

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The architects referenced Baroque architecture, known for its rich use of spatial and optical illusions.
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Milk Tea & Pearl by Atelier Y A O

LONDON – Taiwanese Faced with a long, narrow shipping container, a young London outfit turned to tricks to make it wider.

The initiative aims to increase creative encounters within underserved communities.
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Vagón del Saber by AL BORDE Arquitectos

QUITO – An ingenious transformation of train carriages into a dynamic cultural venue aims to significantly increase creative encounters within underserved communities.