Kentfield Residence in California

Kentfield Residence in California

When the clients purchased this 1970’s ranch home in Kentfield, Marin County, it was dark, dank, and in danger of sliding down a hill. The interior was dated and needed to be updated to modern standards. Studio VARA was employed to design the refurbishment.

Kimmel Quarter in Riga

Kimmel Quarter in Riga

Riga will see the mostly abandoned buildings of its historic Kimmel Quarter transformed into a thriving commercial development, and Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects is behind the winning design to revitalize the neighbourhood.

The Mill in Bratislava building interior

The Mill in Bratislava

The building of Mlynica is part of a large post-industrial area of Light Building Materials in Bratislava. Since 1960s, porous prefabricated concrete blocks, slabs and panels have been produced here. Production took place until 1992. After privatization, the new owners sold off the complex and a gradual disintegration of the structures began.

The French Laundry Restaurant in Yountville California

The French Laundry in Yountville, California

Snøhetta unveils The French Laundry’s Kitchen Expansion and Courtyard Renovation. The design is the first major overhaul to the historic site in over two decades and doubles the size of the existing landscape for guests while providing a world-class working environment for Keller and his team to innovate their craft and service.

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Palace of Westminster London Restoration

Exclusion of historians and archaeologists from Westminster Hall repair project doesn’t bode well for overall Palace of Westminster repairs. BDP and CH2M selected for vital renewal work on this world-famous Grade I listed building. The Houses of Parliament, with Westminster Abbey and St Margaret’s Church, is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. Building work is to start in 2022.

Lanesborough Hotel & Spa London interior

Lanesborough Hotel & Spa, London Luxury Club

Spread over 18,000 sqft this world class Members Club offers an integrated approach to wellbeing. The project drew on expertise across the sector to develop a world class solution for one of its most prestigious hotels. Located in the heart of London, between Mayfair and Belgravia, the club and spa has sumptuous interiors that reflect the elegant architecture of the grand Regency-period building that houses this landmark hotel.

Ames Boston Hotel building

Ames Boston Hotel Renovation

Glen Coben, of NYC-based architecture & design firm, Glen and Co. Architecture just finished the reno & redesign of the 1893, Ames Boston Hotel (and the restaurant inside, Cultivar) taking the building’s original architecture and redesigning it to merge the past, present and future by blending modern elegance with its many preserved, original features, to create a combo of modern style and old-world sophistication.

Command of the Oceans Chatham Historic Dockyard

Command of the Oceans Chatham, Kent

This building design by Baynes and Mitchell Architects champions progressive conservation, inventive re-use and adaptation of existing fabric. The historic fabric is respected, with the complex of buildings given a new lease of life.

Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco

Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco

Design: Jensen Architects

The Minnesota Street Project was established as an initiative to combat the rising rent market in San Francisco, who’s many casualties have not spared the City’s artists and art galleries. A renovation of a 1937 industrial warehouse in the heart of the rapidly developing Dog Patch neighborhood.

Conversion of the Bernardas Convent

Bernardas Convent Reconversion, Portugal

Design: Souto Moura Arquitectos

Award for the restoration of the Convento das Bernardas building, based on the construction of a resort with 78 residences. The architecture design has two types of intervention: new construction work and the recovery of the existing building.