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Places are often forgotten over time, however if you are able to uncover their stories, the legacy of the past can be a catalyst for the future.

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DOS Architects (London) ::  the Duncan Terrace project, an extension at the rear of a listed Georgian terraced house in Islington, a neighborhood in Greater London, UK.    This contemporary addition provides a new kitchen, a living room and an ensuite bedroom.

Duncan Terrace by DOSarchitects

London-based studio DOSarchitects has sent us photos of the Duncan Terrace project, an extension at the rear of a listed Georgian terraced house in Islington, a neighborhood in Greater London, UK. This contemporary addition provides a new kitchen, a living room and an ensuite bedroom. View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View in gallery View..

Converted old farm into Modern Rural House in Zutphen, The Netherlands by SeARCH Architects

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Completed in 2004 in Zutphen, The Netherlands. Images by Christian Richters. How can the historical and spatial qualities of an old farmyard, with all its various outbuildings, be retained when the new function is that of a...

Abandoned garden folly in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.

Charles IV lookout tower in Karlovy Vary / Czech...

Charles IV lookout tower in Karlovy Vary / Czech Republic (by Andrey Sulitskiy).

Stone House Transformation in Scaiano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Stone House Transformation in Scaiano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

Built by Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects in Caviano, Switzerland with date 2014. Images by Hannes Henz. The original substance of this historic stone house, in the core of the village of Scaiano, consists in a main buildi...

First Look: Thomas Heatherwick's Bombay Sapphire Distillery - News - Architectural Record

First Look: Thomas Heatherwick's Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Laverstoke, U.K. Thomas Heatherwick capped his adaptation of a historic paper mill in southern England into a production facility and visitor center for Bombay Sapphire gin with a grandiose gesture. Among a cluster of industrial structures dating back to the 18th century, an asymmetrical pair of fluted glass domes erupts from the brick walls of what is now the main distillery hall. These surrealist greenhouses showcase the plants that give the gin its trademark ten botanical notes. The…

Hughes Warehouse Adaptive-Reuse / Overland Partners

Gallery of Hughes Warehouse Adaptive Reuse / Overland Partners - 2

Image 2 of 22 from gallery of Hughes Warehouse Adaptive Reuse / Overland Partners. Photograph by Dror Baldinger, AIA

House In The Beach  / Drew Mandel Architects

Gallery of House In The Beach / Drew Mandel Architects - 1

House In The Beach / Drew Mandel Architects

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Welcome to 2013, friends. I hope you all had a fabulous break! I know a lot of people poo poo the concept of new year's resolutions, ...

Daoíz y Velarde Cultural Centre by Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos...

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Daoíz y Velarde Cultural Centre by Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos http://bit.ly/1gOG8GE #architecture #spain

The new Małopolska Garden of Arts in Krakow, designed by Ingarden & Ewy Architects,  is a sprawling new cultural center constructed inside the skeleton of a Victorian horse-riding arena.

Glass-Encased Malopolska Garden of Arts is a New Cultural Hub in Krakow, Poland

The new Małopolska Garden of Arts in Krakow, designed by Ingarden & Ewy Architects, is a sprawling new cultural center constructed inside the skeleton of a Victorian horse-riding arena.

KPMB Architects, renovation, Canadian Museum of Nature, museum, glazed, glass, Ottawa, Canada, natural light. Architecture, Daylighting, Green renovation, green Interiors,

Glassy Renovation Brings Natural Light into Canadian Museum of Nature

KPMB Architects made a glazed renovation to Ottawa's Canadian Museum of Nature.

Architects are reusing industrial silos for everything from studio space to museums.

These Crumbling Industrial Silos Hide Beautiful New Spaces

The oldest beer factory in Guangzhou, China, dates back to the 1960s—a hulking concrete building on the edge of the Pearl River, with 12 silos rising 114 feet into the sky. Two years ago, O-Office Architects decided to do something with the 60-year-old behemoth: Turn it into their own studio.