Adaptive Reuse

  • o'neill conrad oppelt architects

    Soon after the principals at O'Neill Conrad Oppelt Architects started looking for new office space, they learned their compatriots at Alamo Architects were doing the same. The two San Antonio firms decided to jointly purchase two old warehouse buildings in the city's burgeoning Southtown area.

     
  • adaptive reuse

    It doesn't matter how good your architecture is: If you haven't built relationships within your community, you won't be able to build much of anything. No one recognizes that more than David Trachtenberg, AIA, the architect and developer of Rose Street Townhouses in Berkeley, Calif.

     
  • reader & swartz architects

    When Reader & Swartz Architects decided to find new digs for its eight-person staff, it wanted a building that could be a catalyst for redevelopment in an overlooked area of Winchester, Va.

     
  • wayne troyer architects

    Wayne Troyer, AIA, and his seven staffers were working with the developer of a city block of buildings in New Orleans' Warehouse District when they eyed this choice parcel for themselves.

     
  • inside angles

    Sleek commercial interiors are bread-and-butter work for Steve Dumez, FAIA, who heads up design for Eskew+Dumez+Ripple in New Orleans. But he was a relative stranger to the subtleties of residential practice when he took on this project—the conversion of

     
  • archimania

    When Todd Walker, AIA, founded Archimania with Jeff Blackledge, AIA, in 1995, they were strapped for cash. So their build-out in an industrial building in downtown Memphis, Tenn., tapped into their still-successful formula of doing much more with considerably less.

     
  • true grit

    “New York is just one big case of mixed-use integration,” says Caleb Crawford, LEED AP. And thus, this conversion of a former manufacturing warehouse into a duplex simply followed a natural progression.

     
  • hideaway village

    You'd be surprised where and what you can build when you think on top, between, and inside the boxes.

     
  • urbane infill

    Nearly 1,500 square feet of storage space atop a bakery and parking garage was the starting point for this apartment by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA. Along the way he also had to contend with the historic Washington, D.C., neighborhood's building restrictions—n

     
  • folsom street residential laboratory, san francisco

    To convert the top floor of a leased commercial building into a residence, Todd Verwers created spaces that live comfortably but could be packed up and relocated when the lease expires.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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