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    Central London’s Latest Office Block Redefines Adaptive Reuse

    July 15, 2022 Central London’s Latest Office Block Redefines Adaptive Reuse General Projects and Formafantasma transform a former gin distillery into a future-proof workplace championing a new form of sustainability and reuse. By: Adrian Madlener Photography: Jack Hobhouse Smacked dab in the middle of Clerkenwell, a burgeoning creative hub in London, is Technique …

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    An Adaptive Reuse Hotel Embraces Atlanta’s Tree Canopy

    COURTESY JANDDIMAGES October 22, 2021 An Adaptive Reuse Hotel Embraces Atlanta’s Tree Canopy New York–based interiors firm Goodrich transformed an unremarkable mid-century building Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. By: Sean Keenan What used to be an unassuming mid-rise tucked away in the tony Buckhead neighborhood has been resurrected as a swanky lodge …

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    Three Adaptive Reuse Projects in North Carolina Reinvent Historic Mills

    Plant 7 at Congdon Yards, an adaptive reuse project in High Point, North Carolina Courtesy Keith Isaas When architect Louis Cherry first walked into the Adams-Millis Hosiery Mill, a 1920s factory in High Point, North Carolina, his jaw dropped. "It was majestic, almost like a Greek stoa,” he says of the cast-in-place …

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    6 Projects That Made the Netherlands a World Capital of Adaptive Reuse

    Six recent and ongoing adaptive reuse projects in the Netherlands. Clockwise from top left: Ru Paré, Amsterdam; Blue City, Rotterdam; LocHal Tilburg; De Ceuvel, Amsterdam; Werkspoorfabriek, Utrecht; KB Building, Arnhem Transforming existing buildings for different purposes than their original intentions is as old as architecture itself. But recently it seems a new breeze is blowing …

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    14 Adaptive Reuse Projects from 2020 Show Great Design Doesn’t Mean New Construction

    BKSK Architect’s Tammany Hall Restoration Draws on Lenape Symbolism In one of 2020's most striking adaptive reuse projects, the Manhattan-based architecture firm inserted a glass dome in the likeness of a tortoise on top of the Union Square building. Courtesy Francis Dzikowski Older buildings may not always have the greatest sustainability credentials …

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    Q&A: SCAD's Paula Wallace on the School's Adaptive Reuse Focus

    … Gothic revival home, using generative architecture programs on her laptop to design a project for a client in Asia, is going to have a different awareness of location and historical context than a student working in a less architecturally resonant city, or in a typical cookie cutter education building. SCAD’s adaptive reuse of historic

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    Niagara Falls Power Station is Now an Education and Entertainment Destination

    The curving walkway from the parking area to the Niagara Parks Power Station entry plaza. Photo credit: David Lasker Photography. May 11, 2022 Niagara Falls Power Station is Now an Education and Entertainment Destination After over a century of use, the former Rankine Generating Station has been thoughtfully transformed by Ontario-based +VG Architects. By …

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    Kevin Roche’s Union Carbide Headquarters Gets a Second Chance

    September 28, 2021 Kevin Roche’s Union Carbide Headquarters Gets a Second Chance The largest office building in the state of Connecticut is transformed into a mixed-use complex for contemporary needs. By: Anthony Paletta There are many fossils of the giant corporations that lumbered out of cities in the cretaceous era of the postwar …

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    Finegold Alexander Breathes New Life into Former Churches

    The Lucas in Boston designed by Finegold Alexander Architects. Courtesy Raj Das Photography September 9, 2021 Finegold Alexander Breathes New Life into Former Churches The Boston-based architecture firm’s portfolio features multiple church conversions into luxury residences. By: James McCown Thanks to the real estate industry, churches can have eternal life. Architecturally significant religious …

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    Inside the Fight to Save Two Saarinen Churches in Columbus, Indiana

    … the library. However, this scheme never materialized. John Burnett, a member of the NCC congregation, tipped off Landmark Columbus Foundation (LCF) executive director Richard McCoy about potential adaptive reuse of the church building. Landmark Columbus is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to care for the modern legacy of Columbus—through preservation and with other …