Renovation

Belfiore Park Hotel, Brenzone sul Garda, Italy, Alberto Apostoli Studio

Belfiore Park Hotel

Text description provided by the architects. In Brenzone, a picturesque town of Lake Garda, Hotel Belfiore has opened the suites designed by Alberto Apostoli that constitute, with the upcoming SPA, a multipurpose space minimal and seductive: an entire floor dedicated to Ayurvedic philosophy, reinterpreted in a creative and contemporary way. […]

COAATM, Madrid, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

COAATM

Text description provided by the architects.  Rehabilitation and refurbishment of the official college of surveyors of Madrid. The space is structured around a firm nucleus of vertical communication where they are integrated the main stairs with its lift, the secondary stairs and both central courtyards with individual panoramic lifts. The […]

EK Bistro - The Naked Bar, Ljubljana, Slovenia, dekleva gregorič architects

EK Bistro – The Naked Bar

Text description provided by the architects. The empty and forgotten semi-basement space in the 19th century Ljubljana corner building, which faces the riverside and a rarely frequented stairs-street, housed diverse ventures in the past, from a local butcher shop to a wholesale wine store. Instead of a dull list of […]

Stardom Entertainment Office, Seoul, South Korea, D.LIM Architects

Stardom Entertainment Office

Text description provided by the architects. From an abandoned warehouse to a new entertainment office in the meatpacking district. D·LIM architects converted a previously abandoned warehouse in the meatpacking district of Doksan into music record label, Stardom Entertainment’s new office. Located in Seoul, the area has been in steady decline, […]

Hotel Maestoso, Sežana, Slovenia, Enota

Hotel Maestoso

Text description provided by the architects. The area of Stud Farm Lipica is one of the most remarkable natural and cultural monuments in Slovenia. The stud farm was founded in 1580 when a decision was made at the Habsburg court to raise horses, a key strategic commodity of the time, […]

Barevna, Rožnov pod Radhoštěm, Czech Republic, Henkai Architekti

Barevna

Text description provided by the architects. Barevna (dye works house) in context In 1892, a Vienna-based company Brill, Schreiber and Co. founded a hosiery factory in Rožnov. The textile production of the later Loana factory finished in 2010, and since then, individual buildings of the factory complex have been adapted […]

New Headquarters of the Faculty of Humanities, Prague, Czech Republic, Kuba & Pilař architekti

New Headquarters of the Faculty of Humanities

Text description provided by the architects. The original canteen and dormitory buildings by the architect Karel Prager are only the torso of an unfinished university campus on the banks of the Vltava River. The canteen itself was never fully used as intended. The 1980s building, built using a demanding lift-slab construction […]

Base4Work Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia, Studio Perspektiv, DF Creative Group

Base4Work Bratislava

Text description provided by the architects. There are only a few buildings with industrial history left in Bratislava that have managed to adapt to the current needs. One of them is functionalist building of Jurkovič’s Heating Plant, which has been opened to the public after a three-year renovation as a modern […]

NOTO 10, Milan, Italy, Chroma Studio

NOTO 10

Text description provided by the architects. A modern office, linear and neutral, is converted into a home and made welcoming through a play of colours, coverings and décor. Its unique structure, consisting of a narrow corridor, was the driving force behind the design project, turning a limitation into an opportunity. The […]

Villa 1906, Dobřichovice, Czech Republic, Karnet Architekti

Villa 1906

Text description provided by the architects. Reconstruction of the villa from 1906 in contrast to the contemporary living. We present you modern living in a bourgeois villa. For the new owners, we design a contemporary layer, redraw floor layouts, organize the flow of spaces and tune up the combinations of […]

Extension of the National Maritime Museum, London, United Kingdom, C.F. Møller Architects

Extension of the National Maritime Museum

Text description provided by the architects. Opened on 14 July 2011, the £36.5m wing is the largest development in the National Maritime Museum’s history and a catalyst for the organisation to change completely the way it presents its galleries, exhibitions and visitor facilities. This major project has been made possible […]

Miroslav Kubík Gallery, Litomyšl, Czech Republic, Michal Motyčka

Miroslav Kubík Gallery

Text description provided by the architects. The reconstruction concept in the Miroslav Kubík Gallery in Litomyšl could be described with the following words: The gallery has a simple layout following an axis, which leads from the square to the garden. Individual spatial moments are based along this axis. An important […]

EURALIS Headquarters, Lescar, France, LCR Architectes

EURALIS Headquarters

The renovation of headquarters of the group EURALIS had to integrate and represent the ambition of a total rehabilitation operation, affirming the identity of the group and providing an uncompromising functionality. The existing building covering an area of ​​8000 m² and dating from the 70s, has been completely renovated, redistributed […]

Via Maggio 6, Florence, Italy, Luigi Fragola Architects

Via Maggio 6

Text description provided by the architects. Luigi Fragola Architects creates an elegant and fancy mix between a classical and historical inspiration. At number 6 in the historical Via Maggio in Florence, stands the sixteenth-century Agostini Suarez palace, which for the warm tones of the facade and the presence of an […]

'T Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

‘T Park

Text description provided by the architects. In August 2013 the City of Amsterdam gave the go-ahead for the redevelopment of an old store room under one of their offices on Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam into a multifunctional plaza. This plan is part of the new flexible housing concept for their offices, […]

Editorial Office and TV Studio Addendum, Vienna, Austria, Berger+Parkkinen

Editorial Office and TV Studio Addendum

Text description provided by the architects. Addendum is an Austrian media project and research platform. Addendum’s editorial team has grown steadily, so an expansion of office space was necessary. Former premises of a Volksbank branch in Vienna were chosen as the new location. The concrete building from the late 70s […]

Urania Cinema, Zagreb, Croatia, 3LHD

Urania Cinema

Text description provided by the architects. Urania Cinema/Theatre is one of numerous old cinema buildings built in the city of Zagreb in the early 20th century. Those cinemas were spread within the urban blocks across Zagreb’s Downtown. With the opening of new and modern multiplex theatres 20 years ago, the […]

House A in Terra Panonica, Mokrin, Serbia, Studio AUTORI

House A in Terra Panonica

Text description provided by the architects. House A is a part of the cultural and tourist complex “Terra Pannonica” in the village of Mokrin, in northern Serbia. The estate is planned to consist of five houses of different functional and architectural characteristics, of which two have been completed until now. […]

In-between Building Rehabilitation, Pamplona, Spain, Alfonso Alzugaray

In-between Building Rehabilitation

Text description provided by the architects. This is a project about the restoration of a building between two party walls defined by a medieval division into lots old town. The plot is stretched in order to light up in two parallel streets and around 19 meters far from each other. […]

Transparent Fusion, Delft, Netherlands, derksen|windt architecten

Transparent Fusion

For the renovation of a dated brick pumping station in the Netherlands, the Dutch architectural firm derksen|windt architecten added a semi-transparent and eye-catching layer to the building. The perforated aluminium façade creates an amalgamation of the building and the adjacent square. Two separate worlds become one where the […]

Mineirão Stadium, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, BCMF Arquitectos

Mineirão Stadium

Belo Horizonte. A modernist building in a modernist landscape. Mineirão Stadium and Pampulha neighborhood were conceived during the 40´s, at the beginning of the structuralist fever that would conduct the economic policies of Brazil during the following decades. Not by coincidence, Pampulha´s mentor was Juscelino Kubitschek, then mayor […]

Two Houses in Oropesa, Oropesa, Spain, Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos

Two Houses in Oropesa

Text description provided by the architects. Two houses in Oropesa 13th century town walls. Sitting in the foothills of the Sierra de Gredos in Spain, Oropesa commands an extensive view encompassing snow-capped peaks and olive trees. Oropesa is known for its castle, built in 1402 and formerly the residence of the Toledo family of […]

Casa YM, Rapallo, Italy, ES-ARCH Enrico Scaramellini

Casa YM

Text description provided by the architects. The penthouse is located above a block of flats, built in the sixties. The flat area is smaller than the lower floors, due to the façade withdrawing that generates a great terrace, all around the flat. Every room is connected with the exterior. A […]

Renovation House Lendenmann, Regensberg, Switzerland, L3P Architekten

Renovation House Lendenmann

Text description provided by the architects. The medieval township of Regensberg represents a place of unparalleled quality with its unique location, history and urban clarity. The historic town center consists of the rounded “Oberburg” with the town’s castle dating back to the foundation of the town in 1244 and the […]

Refurbishment of Huesca City Archives, Huesca, Spain, IDOM

Refurbishment of Huesca City Archives

Text description provided by the architects. The project deals with the Refurbishment of the West Tower of the Huesca City Hall in order to turn it into City Archives. Due to its position and volume, the Archives round off the set of buildings that make up the Huesca City Hall […]

Refurbishment at C_Galera 43, A Coruña, Spain, CREUSeCARRASCO Arquitectos

Refurbishment at C_Galera 43

Text description provided by the architects. The project aims to transform a four-storey office building placed between  dividing walls  in a residential building with offices for lease.  The new building must optimize the number of flats in relation to the investment demand for housing and the small chances of regulations. […]

Rehabilitation of Hostel in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Rehabilitation of Hostel in Lisbon

Text description provided by the architects. This project consisted on the renovation of an existing building located in central Lisbon, on a corner near Liberdade Avenue. The building is six stories high, occupies an area of 2.410 square meters and originally it was used for commercial purposes, and it also […]

Hotel Adriatic, Rovinj, Croatia, 3LHD

Hotel Adriatic

Text description provided by the architects. Adriatic is a unique hotel with art providing an unrepeatable ambient in which fantasy and reality interact through artistic interventions and everyday objects. The existing building situated on an attractive site next to the sea was constructed in 1913 as one of the first […]

Piso Pere IV 44

Text description provided by the architects. The idea of Piso Pere IV 44 was to use it as a tourist apartment for short but vibrant stays. Built-in wardrobe-desks are included in each one of the two, white and calm, double bedrooms. The bathroom has a burgundy technical floor. It is […]

Piso Parlament 19, Barcelona, Spain, Miel Arquitectos

Piso Parlament 19

Text description provided by the architects. The begining of this project, named Piso Parlament 19, was two windows looking at a party wall as the point of inflection, the time when serendipity arises, changes and directs everything. The architects decided to add to their usual strategy of ergonomic dodges a […]