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.
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 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 De La Canardière Residence in Val-Morin was designed by Atelier BOOM-TOWN to enable a sister and brother to meet as a family on special occasions and to unwind in contact with nature.
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.
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.
Transformation of central hub of Grade II* Listed Art Workers’ Guild in Queen Square, Bloomsbury completed. Phase 1 consisted of sensitively carving out space from the existing early 20th Century rear additions.
NBRS Architecture’s work on the Millar Building at Macquarie University has created light and airy 3 storey glazed atrium. The atrium is used for individual learning as well as encouraging chance encounters and collaborative research.
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.
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.
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.
Conservation architects Donald Insall Associates’ restoration of Grade II listed building for the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London. The building was commissioned in 1894 by Frederick John Horniman as a place to tend his rare plants.
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.
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.