Posts Tagged ‘renovation’

Radboud University Dental Sciences Building by Inbo, Nijmegen – The Netherlands

August 25th, 2017

After earlier plans to construct a new building, the principal opted for the renovation of the prominent Dental Sciences Building, beloved by the university community. This offered a great opportunity to showcase the potential of the oft-maligned concrete architecture from that period.

FlaHalo Office Manufactory Renovation by Narration, Shenzen – China

May 13th, 2017

Furniture is also used for delineating spaces, evidenced in the large, open bookshelf that forms the see-through “wall” between the main, conference room/office and the corridor, as well as another two large bookshelves between the main office and the two, slightly more private, meeting rooms.

DSSI Elementary School Renovation by Daniel Valle, Seoul – South Korea

January 27th, 2017

The new school’s philosophy has to do with sharing spaces to study and providing diverse number of possibilities to educators to perform new pedagogical practices.

Chapter student accommodation renovation by Tigg Coll Architects, London – UK

November 29th, 2016



Inside the building, the architects have returned the arrival hall to its original concrete and steel construction, with booth-style seating areas designed to resemble train carriages. Benches are upholstered in geometric-patterned material that also recalls railway seating.

Primary school renovation by Serge Schoemaker architects, Haarlem – The Netherlands

November 18th, 2016



Piramide Boerhaave Primary school is part of a characteristic green strip in the Schalkwijk district of Haarlem. The main block was built as a Primary school in 1964, and a gym and kindergarten were added in 1967. With its efficient floor plan and partly standardized construction the school was the precursor to a series of patio schools built in the Netherlands in the 1960s.

Thirty Tigers Marketing offices by Manuel Zeitlin Architects, Nashville – Tennessee

October 29th, 2016

Manuel Zeitlin Architects was approached by Thirty Tigers to design the renovation of an 11,000 square foot pre-engineered metal warehouse in the Wedgewood Houston neighborhood for their new office.

Fondation des Terrains Industriels headquarters by Studio Banana, Geneva – Switzerland

October 13th, 2016

The new layout proposes a re-organization of competence teams in clusters, where each has a dedicated space with specific tools, support rooms, furniture and a distinctive chromatic identity.

Rosenthal HQ renovation by Frigerio Design Group, Selb – Germany

September 29th, 2016

New workspaces and offices realized in the historic HQ of the famous German brand of porcelain, Rosenthal by designer Frigerio Design Group in order to strenghten the company’s values: “long tradition – young creation”.

Asian Art Study Center at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art by Machado Silvetti, Sarasota – Florida

April 29th, 2016

The addition’s façade is composed of deep-green, glazed terra cotta tiles that address the client’s requirement of a new monumental entrance. The façade relates to the natural environment of the Museum’s extensive landscape, and its color and chiseled profile are reminiscent of the Cà d’Zan mansion’s ceramic detailing.

# Cloud.Paris by Philippe Chiambaretta Architecte, Drancy – France

March 21st, 2016

The whole building is now basked in natural light that comes not only from its street-side façades but also from its courtyards—both inside and out.

Cheers Malaga Bar by GANA Arquitectura, Malaga – Spain

March 7th, 2016

This contrast of styles is perceived through the conservation of the original bar, as a reference of its identity, but introducing the parametric wall, specially designed for this renovation.

Enbridge offices by MartensGroup, Calgary – Canada

March 4th, 2016

These zones of colour are contrasted by a calmer, more neutral palette in the areas dedicated to concentrated work. Alternate work settings, training and social gatherings are further supported by a shared coffee bar lounge space and meeting room facility.

AEGON Headquarters ground floor by MVN Arquitectos, Madrid – Spain

February 3rd, 2016

The lobby it is designed a multipurpose space susceptible of change according to the necessities, visual and acoustic privacy could be graduated with movable elements that go up and down without touching the floor to maintain visual continuity.

University of Lapland by Suvi-Maria Silvola and Laura Seppänen, Rovaniemi – Finland

February 1st, 2016

The restaurant in Agora is now welcoming local guests and tourists to enjoy the new atmosphere among the students. The blue area is equipped with bar-height furniture in balance for both dining and working. The green area invites to rest and discuss.

UBC Bookstore Expansion & Renovation by office of mcfarlane biggar, Vancouver – Canada

November 10th, 2015



The newly renovated and expanded bookstore on the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) main campus is proof that simple design interventions can have grand effects.

TONIK Health Club Renovation by Estúdio AMATAM, Lisbon – Portugal

October 25th, 2015



The initial assumption was simple: updating the Reception and Foyer image and layout of Tonik Health Club – located in one of the premium locations of Lisbon, Laranjeiras.

Medical Office Renovation by Pérez – Ruiz de Apodaca, Entrambasaguas – Spain

October 12th, 2015



The project arises from the need to renovate the old medical office-library of the town, a single floor, long and narrow building, 33.50 m x 8 m, which focuses its main facade south. Half of the building is not in use with the transfer of the library to the new House of Culture; this coupled with the demand of a growing population, enables the entire building to be used for medical purposes, increasing the number of consultations, including extraction and pediatrics.

Regalo Verita Bar & Restaurant by AREA CONNECTION, Osaka – Japan

September 9th, 2015



“Regalo Verita” is located in 5th floor of Namba OCAT building in Osaka prefecture in Japan.

Prointel Offices by AGi architects, Madrid – Spain

August 5th, 2015



The refurbishment and renovation of Prointel offices, the first independent TV production company founded in Spain in 1970 by Chicho Ibáñez Serrador, has been a creative overhaul which included a corporate identity renewal.

Michel Restaurant & Cocktail Bar by Joanna Laajisto, Helsinki – Finland

May 29th, 2015

The studio of Finnish interior designer Joanna Laajisto is behind the design and overall renovation of the new Michel Restaurant & Cocktail Bar in Helsinki, Finland.