Articles on Repurpose

B30 Renovation by KAAN Architects. Photos Karin Borghouts
 

Kaan Architecten reinterprets century-old ideas to realise a contemporary renovation

THE HAGUE – Originally built in 1917, the former home of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has been renovated for a second time.

Alserkal Avenue by OMA. Photos Mohamed Somji (courtesy of Alsekral Avenue)
 

OMA repurposes four warehouses into a collection of configurable spaces

Dubai – A group of warehouses on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial quarter of Al Qouz  promotes cultural activities and the collaboration of artistic disciplines within the area.

R1/R2 Buildings by h2o Architectes. Photos Julien Attard / Myr Muratet
 

The story of a bankrupt textile factory continues with h2o Architectes

BOURG-LES-VALENCE – A renovation brings a historical warehouse space to life in the south of France as a setting for creative companies.

The building’s new texture evokes smaller-scale patterns found in traditional Korean architecture.
 

Casa Geometrica by JOHO

SEOUL – Korean firm JOHO Architecture has completed renovations to a deteriorating property in Gangnam-gu, Seoul.

Black brick is used  to create a place of remembrance and healing for the victims and their supporters.
 

Museum of War and Women’s Human Rights by Wise Architecture

SEOUL – Korean architects refurbish a residence into a modest, solemn museum for the country’s ‘comfort women’.

The initiative aims to increase creative encounters within underserved communities.
 

Vagón del Saber by AL BORDE Arquitectos

QUITO – An ingenious transformation of train carriages into a dynamic cultural venue aims to significantly increase creative encounters within underserved communities.