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'Green' building to rise soon on UP campus - Inquirer.net

'Green' building to rise soon on UP campusInquirer.netApart from the four story building, sections of Narra will be used to house the canteen and practical arts classes as part of the “adaptive reuse” scheme.
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New Apple store in Amsterdam

New Apple store in Amsterdam | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

The Netherlands’ first Apple store has taken seed in Amsterdam’s historic Hirsch building.

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Trend Spotting: Adaptive Re-use of Existing Commercial Properties

Trend Spotting: Adaptive Re-use of Existing Commercial Properties | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Did you know that in the U.S., only one new enclosed mall has opened in the last 4 years? In that same time, it has been estimated that nearly 500 of the 2,000+ malls in our country have closed.

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The Parlor Pizzeria / Pathangay Architects with Aric and Jennifer Mei

The Parlor Pizzeria / Pathangay Architects with Aric and Jennifer Mei | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Architect: Pathangay Architects Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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Madison Childrens’ Museum | The Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.

Madison Childrens’ Museum | The Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc. | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

The new Madison Children’s Museum demonstrates creative, cost-effective problem solving applied to the conversion of an existing office building into a dynamic museum-based learning environment.

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A new spin on the old architectural adage "Form follows Function"

A new spin on the old architectural adage "Form follows Function" | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

"For Word Alive International Outreach in Oxford, Ala., linking three disparate buildings to create a massive, unifying “Connection Facility,” perhaps form equals function would be more appropriate."

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Olson Kundig Architects - Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

Olson Kundig Architects - Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
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Skin-Deep Sustainability | Avenue Magazine

Skin-Deep Sustainability | Avenue Magazine | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
Avenue is the premier city lifestyle magazine celebrating two of Alberta’s largest cities through Avenue Calgary and Avenue Edmonton, providing the best information on issues shaping the city, homes, arts & culture, food, fashion, and travel and...
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Adapting Older Architecture to New Purposes Is Green, Too - Historic Preservation, Sustainability, Adaptive Reuse - Architect Magazine

Adapting Older Architecture to New Purposes Is Green, Too - Historic Preservation, Sustainability, Adaptive Reuse - Architect Magazine | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
Sustainability in architecture isn't just about new construction. The preservation and reuse of existing buildings will play an increasingly imortant role, too.
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The Green vs Preservation Debate: Round One · Ziger/Snead Architects

A recent article in Preservation Online by Wayne Curtis debates the complimentary yet combative relationship of environmental and preservation movements in architecture. The author is writing for Preservation...
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FayObserver.com - Old Lumberton waterworks gets a new life

FayObserver.com - Old Lumberton waterworks gets a new life | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Becky Thompson unlocked the front door of the old city water filtration plant, exposing graffiti, broken windows and rubble inside.

"Isn't this gorgeous?" she asked.

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A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Amid our green-building boom, why neglecting the old in favor of the new just might cost us dearly.

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Sustainability + Horizontal Wood Louvers = A Smooth Skin · Ziger/Snead Architects

Sustainability + Horizontal Wood Louvers = A Smooth Skin · Ziger/Snead Architects | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Super-insulated buildings are not sexy. Right? Burdensome thick walls, small windows, and dull building forms conspire to make super-insulated structures the worst kind of architecture... that which puts...
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San Francisco Exploratorium’s New Home to Become Largest U.S. Net-Zero Energy Museum : GAB Report

San Francisco Exploratorium’s New Home to Become Largest U.S. Net-Zero Energy Museum : GAB Report | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
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THE RETROFIT REVOLUTION | More Intelligent Life

THE RETROFIT REVOLUTION | More Intelligent Life | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
Giovanna Dunmall meets the architects who are saving money and reducing waste by breathing new life into old buildings ...
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The Residences at St. Monica's : Luxury Homes in Capitol Hill, DC

The Residences at St. Monica's : Luxury Homes in Capitol Hill, DC | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Luxury Homes in the Capitol Hill Historic District - The Residences at St. Monica's.

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Cabrela House / Orgânica Arquitectura

Cabrela House / Orgânica Arquitectura | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

On the site we found ruins of a house waiting to be recovered. We preserved the limit walls and we designed an exterior space, allowing the new house to emerge from the old.

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Church Renovates, Revamps Former Retail Site

Church Renovates, Revamps Former Retail Site | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

"With the help of partners at LS3P, Cogun representatives report renovating 45,188 square feet of the old Walmart building."

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New lofts put focus on vintage building reuse

New lofts put focus on vintage building reuse | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
Buffalo’s newest upscale loft apartments — the future home to several players from the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills — should be completed and open...
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The Green Building, (fer) studio LLP - Building Types Study - Architectural Record

The Green Building, (fer) studio LLP - Building Types Study - Architectural Record | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
A 15,000-square-foot mixed-use facility housing a café, a gallery, event spaces, an indoor-outdoor courtyard, and offices and studios for local businesses.
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Keep Austin Adaptive - Adaptive Reuse, Urban Development, Architects - Architect Magazine

Keep Austin Adaptive - Adaptive Reuse, Urban Development, Architects - Architect Magazine | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it
LTL's Arthouse at the Jones Center exemplifies the best in adaptive reuse, but at what cost?
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Adaptive Reuse of a Pigsty · Ziger/Snead Architects

Adaptive Reuse of a Pigsty · Ziger/Snead Architects | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Take a look at this adaptive reuse of a Pigsty! The building was originally built in 1780 and used as a pigsty (Saustal in German) for most of its life. The structure was  partially destroyed during the...
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FayObserver.com - Editorial: Blossom - Arts center should be a regional trend

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'Green' building to rise soon on UP campus - Inquirer.net

'Green' building to rise soon on UP campusInquirer.netApart from the four story building, sections of Narra will be used to house the canteen and practical arts classes as part of the “adaptive reuse” scheme.
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House of Sweden in Washington DC · Ziger/Snead Architects

House of Sweden in Washington DC · Ziger/Snead Architects | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

This week I had the good fortune to visit the Swedish Embassy (House of Sweden) in Washington DC. (No, I did not visit the DC IKEA...) What I found was a beautiful piece of modern architecture showing...
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Haworth Tompkins / built works

Haworth Tompkins / built works | "Adaptive Reuse" | Scoop.it

Aldeburgh Music Cafe

"A real master class in the creative act of refurbishment, where the architects are very consciously selecting and evaluating, almost "curating", the remaining fabric of a historic building."

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