Old buildings new designs architectural transformations

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old buildings new designs architectural transformations

Old Buildings, New Designs: Architectural Transformations by Charles Bloszies

Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents a variety of design challenges and opportunities. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new.
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In these two areas, where the debates of inflexible proponents on both sides often result in buildings of the lowest common denominator, author Bloszies presents both a theory of how to marry old and new buildings and nineteen well-chosen examples from Beijing to New York to San Francisco. - Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures.

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Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents a variety of design challenges and opportunities. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new. He was chief editor of Architectural Record from to The 19 case studies include our Contemporary Jewish Museum, where a blue-steel cube collides with red brick, and Post St. Convert currency.

Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric—from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new. The entrance pavilion combines the new polished construction with the existing partially deteriorated stone-wall enclosure. Right: The expansive fort complex was constructed to defend the Eisack Valley during the reign of the Austrian Empire. Right: The stair and elevator entrances are contained in a small concrete and steel building.

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