Tag: Refurbishment / Extension

20 Social Housing and 3 Commercial Spaces in Paris \ h2o architectes

20 Social Housing and 3 Commercial Spaces in Paris \ h2o architectes

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• July 19, 2013 • Comments (3)

h2o architectes recently has completed the 20 social housing and 3 commercial spaces in Paris, France. + Description from h2o architectes The project of the rue Godefroy Cavaignac in Paris consisted in the rehabilitation of a building which did not meet hygiene and security standards into new social housing. The agency’s aim was to renew […]

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Timeless Structural Element - From Lemons to Limes

Timeless Structural Element – From Lemons to Limes

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• June 29, 2013 • Comments (0)

The large residential estate Höxterstrasse Hagen of the Gemeinnützige Wohnstättengenossenschaft Hagen built in the 1970s shared the fate of many a residential sites of that time; they were considered as social hotspots and looked extremely rundown. The integrated project approach of the Dortmund architect, Andreas Hanke, remedied this problem. He planned the basic modernisation and […]

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The Italian Head Quarter of Hangar Design Group

The Italian Head Quarter of Hangar Design Group

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• June 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

This project is one of the best interior work of Hangar Design Group for their own main office in Venice, Italy. + Design statement from Hangar Design Group The interior of the Hangar House, which plays host to the offices and executive staff, was designed to create spaces conceived for privacy and intimacy, sugested by […]

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HOME and STUDIO of architect Massimo Iosa Ghini

HOME and STUDIO of architect Massimo Iosa Ghini

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• June 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

The HOME and STUDIO of architect Massimo Iosa Ghini, is an example of qualitative renovation of a ’30s building located in a noble area of Bologna. It is an idea of eco-friendly and experimental project, which contains several innovations, along with tailor-made and archived products in a livable environment. The goal of the design is […]

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Transformation Central Plaza Rotterdam \ Group A

Transformation Central Plaza Rotterdam \ Group A

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• May 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Central Plaza shopping area in Rotterdam Weena Boulevard reopened on the 21 April after an extensive six months refurbishment. The offices and car park had already been refurbished and completed shortly before. In 2011 GROUP A was commissioned to design the refurbishment of initially the 16,000 sqm of offices in Central Plaza along the Rotterdam […]

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Night Club Eskada Porto \ AAMD

Night Club Eskada Porto \ AAMD

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• May 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us his recent photography of a Night Club Eskada Porto designed by AAMD. Drawing on themes from luxury, glamorous and trendy blends Eskada Club Porto stands for an invigorating atmosphere. Thought from a range of differently design rooms, each with its own special feature it has achieved a unique environment out of […]

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1090 Rochus \ Söhne & Partner Architekten

1090 Rochus \ Söhne & Partner Architekten

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• April 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

When planning this building the instructors made a great effort to include all different requirements in the project without, however, neglecting the idea of a unified architectural line. So when the general refurbishment on Bauernfeldplatz in 1090 Vienna started it was important to connect the different levels and to open up the restaurant towards the […]

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Private House in Viseu \ BAU.UAU ARQUITECTURA

Private House in Viseu \ BAU.UAU ARQUITECTURA

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• April 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

BAU.UAU ARQUITECTURA has completed a private house in Viseu, Portugal. The conditions are similar: the limits of the intervention are defined by the exterior walls and by the sloping planes of the roof, the accesses are defined by the two existing stairways, the solar orientations are brought to the interior by the existing openings of […]

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Nedregate Culture District \ Space Group

Nedregate Culture District \ Space Group

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• April 12, 2013 • Comments (1)

In 2012 Space Group completed the refurbishment of the former industrial building designed by architects Ove Ekman and Einar Smith and erected from 1896 to 1899. This area along the Akers River was historically referred to as Ny York (New York) due to its explosive development in 1858. Today the area reflects a transformation towards a […]

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Hoover Pavilion Renovation by Tom Eliot Fisch

Hoover Pavilion Renovation by Tom Eliot Fisch

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• April 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Hoover Pavilion first opened as Palo Alto Hospital in 1931 and was expanded in 1939. Stanford University operated the hospital for the city until taking over ownership in 1959, renaming it Hoover Pavilion and converting it to house medical offices. Designed in the Art Deco style, the 85,000-square-foot building features ziggurat massing with four-story wings […]

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