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Transforming Factories into Living Spaces: The Changing Face of Spain's Industrial Architecture

Casa Rec / Guallart Architects. Image Cortesía de Guallart Architects
Casa Rec / Guallart Architects. Image Cortesía de Guallart Architects

La Nave / Nomos. Image Renovation of an Industrial Building into a Single Family House / Guim Costa Calsamiglia. Image The Factory / Ricardo Bofill. Image Dirk and the Chocolate Factory / Anna & Eugeni Bach. Image + 21

The progressive departure of factories from cities, often due to environmental regulations, noise ordinances, or the price of real estate, has left many urban manufacturing facilities abandoned and out of use. As these urban factories are left empty, many adventurous developers are taking advantage of the plentiful space, light, and flexible functions that they offer, leading to a residential revitalization in many of the world's defunct manufacturing facilities.   

Aldeburgh Music Creative Campus / Haworth Tompkins

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Antivilla / Brandlhuber+Emde, Burlon

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