AD Round Up: Refurbishment Part VI

© Marcelo Cáceres

For our sixth selection of previously featured refurbishment projects we have five posts from June 2009! Check them all after the break.

Pullpo Advertising Agency / Hania Stambuk
Starting the project from the abandoned facilities of a salt factory in the western sector of Santiago Chile, the commission is considered as a counterpoint of industrial aesthetics of the precarious versus a clear and contemporary proposal that complies with the various demands of an advertising agency (read more…)

© Julien Attard

The “Front and back” Apartment / h2o architectes
It was a singular brief from a young Parisian advertising executive also avid collector of comic strips. He wished to live in a fresh environment, both serene and sparkling despite the fact that his existing space was dilapidated, its geometry confusing, compartmentalized and contorted (read more…)

Courtesy of Agence Edouard François

Hotel Fouquet Barrière / Edouard François
French architect and landscape designer Edouard François was encharged of the renovation and façade design of the Fouquet’s Barrière Hotel in Paris, which is located in one block facing Avenue des Champs Elysées. The architect mission was the general plan of the whole hotel, including courtyards, administration offices and a spa service, spread on different plots of the “golden triangle”, and the design of new facades for extensions (read more…)

© Carlyle Routh

House 60 / gh3
House 60 is a renovation and addition to a 50′s suburban house on a large lot in Toronto, Canada. The existing house was largely introverted—small windows, low ceilings—with a traditional plan—living room, separate dining room and cramped kitchen on the ground floor, and a maze of bedrooms on the second (read more…)

© Pasi Aalto

Old Market Library / TYIN Tegnestue
The high ceiling in the main room introduced the building a loft that creates a more intimate situation both below and above. The library is divided into two zones along its length; one side lets you pass through the building along the book wall, while the other is for reading and other calm activities (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Refurbishment Part VI" 25 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 28 Nov 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=122873>