Tag: Refurbishment / Extension

X3 New Office in Romania

X3 New Office in Romania

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• May 27, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Romania, X3 new office recently has been completed, the office has been re-purposed an old attic and it is both visually appealing and tightly organized. X3 office is an interesting game of contrasts and states that aligns perfectly to X3‘s own eclectic style. In addition to the the visual game, the handcrafted items bring […]

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Chateau d’eau Water Tower Conversion | Bham Design Studio

Chateau d’eau Water Tower Conversion | Bham Design Studio

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• May 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Interior architect Mauro Brigham has completed reconversion of a water tower into a single family house in Belgium. The history In a small terrain of 16m width by 20m long in the middle of a flat Belgian landscape, raises a 30m high water tower built between 1938 and 1941 for and by the village of […]

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Napa Valley Vintners - Jackse Winery | Architectural Resources Group

Napa Valley Vintners – Jackse Winery | Architectural Resources Group

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• May 23, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Jackse Winery, one of St. Helena’s oldest wood-framed winery buildings, has recently been restored and expanded to serve as the permanent offices for the Napa Valley Vintners, a non-profit organization responsible for protecting and promoting the smaller wineries in this premier winegrowing region. Built between 1905 and 1913 by Austrian immigrant and vintner Stephen […]

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Sancho el Sabio Foundation | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

Sancho el Sabio Foundation | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

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• May 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Sancho el Sabio Foundation, dating from 1964, is the main documentation and investigation centre of Basque culture and history. Designed by Spaish firm Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura, the proposal involves the recovery of a former cemetery and based on that, the development of the remaining building. Because the programme contemplates important storage spaces, it was […]

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Loft in Paris | NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio

Loft in Paris | NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Paris-based firm NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio, this loft has been transformed from a 50m² artist’s workshop (13m long x 3.5m wide x 5m high) to a compact living and sleeping spaces. Due to tight space, NZI Architectes has clearly defined the spaces by changing the level and also provided a sleeping […]

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Reconstruction of the Mechelen Melaan | OKRA Landscape Architects

Reconstruction of the Mechelen Melaan | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

‘Water in Historic City Centres’ has Mechelen as its proving ground The first project for the ‘Water in Historic City Centres’ (WIHCC) project has been completed in Mechelen, Belgium. The Melaan, a tributary of the Dijle river, has been excavated and newly landscaped in the old city centre of Mechelen. WIHCC is a European collaborative […]

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Xintiandi Factory Hangzhou | Peter Ruge Architekten

Xintiandi Factory Hangzhou | Peter Ruge Architekten

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• May 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural firm Peter Ruge Architekten proposed renovation and reconstruction of an old factory into a high quality hotel and office building in Hangzhou, China. The site is the historical Hangzhou Machine factory, the building concept aims to create a harmony of the sites inherent industrial character with a modern interior aesthetic. The Xintiandi old factory […]

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h2hotel | David Baker + Partners

h2hotel | David Baker + Partners

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Healdsburg, California, h2hotel, is a new eco-conscious hotel designed by David Baker + Partners, the hotel has recently opened its doors to guests. A glimpse of the undulating green roof of this sustainable inn signals your arrival in historic downtown Healdsburg. The sister property to an acclaimed luxury hotel down the street, h2hotel offers […]

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Stacked House | Architecture Paradigm

Stacked House | Architecture Paradigm

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• April 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

Indian architectural practice Architecture Paradigm has completed the renovation for a house in Bangalore, India. The project is about exploring this notion of joint family culture in the changing urban scenario. The site is a 400sqm with a steep drop of 2.5 meters from northeast to the southwest. It is flanked by roads on the […]

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Andrea Tognon Architecture atelier | Andrea Tognon Architecture

Andrea Tognon Architecture atelier | Andrea Tognon Architecture

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• April 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

This is the new atelier space of Andrea Tognon Architecture in Milan. The project is a work in progress, an occasion to experiment with ideas of simplicity but with a strong spatial and emotional impact. + Designer’s statment The design approach is a real work in progress. First we observed the spaces and worked in […]

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