Build-On: Converted Architecture and Transformed Buildings

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Exceptional architectural transformations that bring new life and function to existing structures. In most parts of the world, developed areas are predominantly shaped by existenthouses, buildings and constructions. One of the biggest challenges architectsface today is creatively bringing new life and function to these existing structures.The transition from the industrial age to our current information societyconsequently demands and fosters phenomenal possibilities to redefine theseold structures.Build-On examines architecture in flux between tradition and transformation.The book presents exceptional examples of large-scale radical renovations andadaptations of industrial wasteland, bunkers, abandoned churches, forsakenrural centres and obsolete underground systems as well as creative transformationsof smaller building units in the urban and rural context. These overlookedarchitectural sites are reborn as inhabitable residences, working spa

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Build-On is a collection of phenomenal architectural transformations that bring new life and function to existing structures. Exceptional examples of large-scale radical renovations and adaptations of industrial wasteland, bunkers, abandoned churches and forsaken rural centres are featured along with creative transformations of smaller building units in the urban and rural context.

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Published by Gestalten (September 25, 2009) (2009)
ISBN 10: 3899552598 ISBN 13: 9783899552591
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