Tag Refurbishment

Playful and sustainable, Patch City by ROOI Design and Research

19-05-2022

Playful and sustainable, Patch City by ROOI Design and Research

The Chinese ROOI Design and Research studio has designed recyclable multifunctional modules to create temporary settings. Between the Patch-City Pavilion and the Patch-City Café, these modules, conceived as "toy building blocks", allow for a free and flexible combination and can be recycled into furniture after use for the installation.

Via Latina Apartment by SET Architects

18-05-2022

Via Latina Apartment by SET Architects

SET Architects has designed the renovation of an apartment in Rome, along Via Latina, one of the oldest roadways in the Italian capital, in the Appio-Latino district. The renovation project conceived by the Rome-based studio is set in a context of great historical importance and plays on the materiality of the surrounding architecture.

10-05-2022

"La Dolce Vita" in an old sugar factory

The Żnin sugar factory in Poland is living a second life. Saved from demolition, the industrial complex, with its 27 buildings, has been recovered and transformed into structures with different functions, including a hotel and residences. The project was coordinated for the customer, ARCHE, by the BULAK studio.

Revitalisation of Udine’s historic Piccolo Bar

09-05-2022

Revitalisation of Udine’s historic Piccolo Bar

Visual Display, Giorgio Di Bernardo’s creative design company, worked on a project in the designer’s own hometown, Udine, to bring new life to a venue offering typical Friulian conviviality. Piccolo Bar is a place for sampling the region’s famous wines and hams, paying tribute to the bar’s history and tradition.

Moshu Tree House, a new venue by Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

06-05-2022

Moshu Tree House, a new venue by Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

Hitzig Militello Arquitectos, HMA, designed a striking new venue in an existing building with a bold aesthetic impact in Buenos Aires’ hip Palermo district. The design idiom is inspired by the gastronomic specialty on offer: typical American pies, of the type traditionally cooled by an open window.

AR Design Studio renovates The Artist's House

02-05-2022

AR Design Studio renovates The Artist's House

The Artist's House is the most recent project by the British architects of AR Design Studio in Winchester, Hampshire: an extension and renovation of a protected historical building of national importance. The project eliminated later additions and reconnected the various components of the house.

Torre Fara, a specimen of Rationalist architecture expertly restored in Chiavari

29-04-2022

Torre Fara, a specimen of Rationalist architecture expertly restored in Chiavari

The town of Chiavari, on the eastern Riviera of the region of Liguria in northwest Italy, is home to a sustainable contemporary restoration of a public works project dating back to the nineteen-thirties. Architect Enrico Pinna planned the building’s rebirth for a group of five entrepreneurs, with a dozen local companies performing the redevelopment work, including a new waterfront promenade as well as restoration of the former Colonia Fara area.

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

22-04-2022

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

TEF Design of San Francisco has completed an interesting urban infrastructure project: a 12,200 square metre building which is America’s first net-zero energy (NZE) electrical substation. The expansion on the historic 1962 substation building not only meets the operator’s practical requirements but brings new value to the community around it.

Various Associates and a blue and white Art High School in Shenzhen

18-04-2022

Various Associates and a blue and white Art High School in Shenzhen

The Chinese architecture firm Various Associates was commissioned with the design of an Art High School in Shenzhen. The School is focused on international arts programmes, affiliated with the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA). The new campus is the result of the transformation of several abandoned buildings along the river, in an urban village.

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