Tag: Refurbishment / Extension

Old Factories La Cros \ Díaz y Díaz Architects

Old Factories La Cros \ Díaz y Díaz Architects

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• February 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

REHABILITATION OF THE OLD FACTORIES STRUTURES CROS. PHASE I Faced with the Burgo estuary, along the new promenade stand proud of the old factory Cros structures. The first phase project includes the decontamination of structures and terrain as well as a complete renovation. To undertake this phase structures were settled with pine wooden formwork and […]

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Pushinsky Cinema Competition \ Margot Krasojevic

Pushinsky Cinema Competition \ Margot Krasojevic

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Image courtesy Margot Krasojevic Margot Krasojevic shard with us her design proposal for the Pushinsky cinema competition. Balcony Illusion Facade Cinema presents us with choreographed narratives, perceptions of life, symbolism, realism, surrealism, a plethora of convictions. The facade should recognise and embrace this. The facade negates from the preciousness of the iconic as it de-realises […]

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Visitor Centre for Glass Art \ Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Design and Architecture

Visitor Centre for Glass Art \ Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Design and Architecture

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• January 9, 2012 • Comments (1)

Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Design and Architecture designed and transformed an abandoned brick building into a visitor centre for contemporary glass art. The center provides workshops that are organized for visits and experience of the workshop process. A ramp solution contributes to walk through the process is universally designed and available to all visitors. By making […]

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Apartment in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona \ YLAB arquitectos

Apartment in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona \ YLAB arquitectos

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• January 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project consists of the renovation of a 130m2 apartment with a terrace, located in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, in a catalogued building located behind the City Hall. The original space is composed of a sequence of bright and spacious rooms connected by large arched openings, with balconies along the façade and an […]

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Gosta Serlachius Museum \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Gosta Serlachius Museum \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• December 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The project for the expansion of the Serlachius Museum Gösta, presents an opportunity to explore a creative relationship between the existing museum and the surrounding landscape. Through a new and distinctive poetic architectural language, where the interior unfolds as a sequence of spaces, the project develops a harmonious ensemble that blurs the boundaries between existing […]

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Museum of Vine and Wine \ AH Asociados

Museum of Vine and Wine \ AH Asociados

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• December 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The project recovers the historical building into a constructive and spacious building, carried out via dialogue with a new structural form, articulated through a central area of where tradition and modernity of viticulture and wine in Navarre meet. In the old part of the building is the welcome area, with historical reminders of the past. […]

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Incubadora Social ITESM-Bancomer \ SHINE Architecture

Incubadora Social ITESM-Bancomer \ SHINE Architecture

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (3)

This refurbishment intends to offer a new quality-based, morphological-exploration for a social entrepreneurship incubator in a low-income area in León, Guanajuato, México. The initiative of these social interventions is lead by two main institutions: Tecnológico de Monterrey (one of the best private universities in México) and Bancomer (one of the main banks of the country). […]

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de-spec converted meat storage space into luxury flower shop

de-spec converted meat storage space into luxury flower shop

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• December 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

CHALLENGE: In the heart of the meat packing district in New York, turning a meat storage space into a luxury flower shop SOLUTION: The solution was based on the juxtaposition of the program and urban changes in the area. One’s memory is carved with images of cows skinned hanging on large steel overhangs required to […]

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Hilti Headquarters \ metroquadrado®

Hilti Headquarters \ metroquadrado®

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• December 4, 2011 • Comments (2)

For approximately 300 years cities have been growing, assimilating territory previously reserved for other functions like industry, warehousing/logistics, agriculture, etc. As this process develops, moving around these areas becomes more and more difficult: traffic becomes chaotic; polluting activities are forbidden close to residential and service areas; the price of land goes up. Existing functions tend […]

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Washington Square Plaza \ estudioOCA

Washington Square Plaza \ estudioOCA

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• November 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

This study for the treatment of the future subway extension to North Beach takes into consideration the historic value of the neighborhood and existing park, and attempts to create an improved pedestrian experience while minimizing the impact on the community. The proposed plaza replaces a small, inaccessible landscaped area and a short section of Powell […]

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