Posts Tagged ‘cast iron columns’

Belgo-Seeds office by Vincent Van Duysen Architects, Kortrijk – Belgium

September 24th, 2013

The brick ceiling and cast-iron columns are restored nods to the industrial past of the building, while the dark timber wall paneling, light oak floors and soft hues of fabrics and furnishings add a comfortable feel.

Cahier d’Exercices store by Saucier + Perrotte Architectes, Montreal

February 3rd, 2013

Cahier d’Exercices is located at the entrance level of the historic Ross warehouse-store. The stone façade, its cast iron columns, and an expansive brick wall (punctuated with pieces of wood and metal) that runs the length of the store recall the 19th Century building’s industrial past as a retailer of large tissues, leathers and furs.

Carlo Pazolini Piazza Cordusio by Giorgio Borruso Design, Milan (A.R.E Awards)

June 27th, 2011

This 4,155-square-foot flagship for the shoe retailer—its first in Western Europe—juxtaposes its modern design and historic building, capturing attention from its piazza exterior. A series of large windows faces the busy piazza, together with high ceilings and cast-iron columns.