Monthly Archives: January 2016

Top Ten Reasons to Reuse an Existing Building – Material

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Categories: Adaptive Reuse, Theory & Practice

TOP TEN REASONS TO REUSE AN EXISTING BUILDING MATERIAL You find great materials in old buildings- just look underneath the wallpaper, acoustic tile, and vinyl floors. ← Screen saved from Nippon Kan Theatre ← Reclaimed wood paneling made from heavy timber joists salvaged at Chophouse Row. Designed in collaboration with our friends Graham Baba Architects. […]

Top Ten Reasons to Reuse an Existing Building – Big

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Categories: Adaptive Reuse, Theory & Practice

TOP TEN REASONS TO REUSE AN EXISTING BUILDING BIG Subtraction is easier than addition. Large, dramatic gathering spaces are created by simply carving away parts of the old building. ← Before and After: Big community hall at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle. In this example, the existing Kong Yick SRO building could not be […]