– The new renovation project by Architecten De Vylder Vinck Taillieu in Ghent, Belgium, rethinks what there already is, but totally differently.
– To renew a commercial space in the Ciutat Vella neighborhood in Barcelona, Nook architects suppressed some interior partitions and improved the relationship between the interior and exterior.
– When an early 20th century house in the heart of Rotterdam was becoming derelict, Shift Architecture Urbanism was asked to radically renovate it, while preserving its historical traces.
– Conceiving a new typology of promenade architecturale, Gus Wüstemann Architects has renovated a multi-family house in Zurich with free-flowing spaces along the natural stone walls.
– The štajnhaus – or guest house – designed by ORA architects in Mikulov, Czech Republic, brings back the historical traces of a building with a Reinassance core in the former Jewish quarter of the town.
– The church in Vilanova was half destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, and then abandoned: in their renovation project AleaOlea preserved the introspection atmosphere adding a white shell.
– Renovated by Antonin Ziegler Architecte, in Notre-Dame-de-Bliquetuit, France, the barn features a shell of zinc that covers the roof and walls to conserve the monolithic, agricultural architecture.
– The renovation of an old Portuguese house by Nelson Resende blends almost invisibly the old and new, adding colour to a central street in Ovar.
– A cultural space designed by Flores & Prats stems from the spatial and decorative qualities of the existing building, a part of Barcelona’s city identity.
– With the participation of Videbæk local community, Erik Brandt Dam architects and Cornelius+Vöge have renovated an abandoned school to create a civic center.
On top: Gus Wüstemann Architects, House Z22 and Warehouse F88, Zurich, 2017. Photo Bruno Helbling