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Tag: Adaptive re-use

In the Hanging Gardens by Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 May 2019

Fender Katsalidis continues string of MONA projects with adaptive re-use of historic Hobart theatre

Preliminary designs by Fender Katsalidis have been revealed for the redevelopment of a part of central Hobart that includes the historic Odeon Theatre as a new “cultural precinct.”

Giving off an opalescent shimmer, hand-cast Japanese glass blocks reference the site’s original use as a glass factory.
Projects | Sing d'Arcy | 27 May 2019

Through the looking glass: 75 Myrtle Street

In Sydney’s Chippendale, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has transformed a two-storey former glass factory into purpose-built offices that take cues from their early-twentieth-century past.

The Old Synagogue proposal by Arcadia Design Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Jan 2019

Historic former Fremantle synagogue to become hospitality venue

Perth-based Arcadia Design Studio has reimagined a historic former synagogue in Fremantle into a cluster of bars and restaurants.

The proposed Nihon University campus at the former Newcastle courthouse by Azusa Sekkei.
News | Linda Cheng | 19 Dec 2018

Former Newcastle courthouse to become Japanese university campus

The heritage-listed former Newcastle courthouse will be transformed into a English language school for Japanese exchange students.

Waranara Early Learning Centre by Fox Johnston Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Feb 2018

Fox Johnston-designed childcare centre opens in disused Sydney hospital

A childcare centre has opened inside the former South Sydney Hospital in the rapidly growing Green Square precinct of inner-eastern Sydney.

A proposed public pavilion for the Pentridge Prison redevleopment precinct by Ola Studio.
News | Josh Harris | 11 Jan 2018

Transparent, ethereal pavilion wins Pentridge Prison design competition

Ola Studio, an Australian practice with offices in Melbourne and Paris, has won a competition to design a public pavilion for a revitalised Pentridge Prison precinct in Melbourne.

Jack's Magazine, Maribyrnong, Melbourne.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 Nov 2017

‘Arsenal of Australia’ marked for possible architectural intervention

The caretakers of a disused munitions store are seeking tenants to reactivate the site, with possibilities for its adaptive reuse and architectural intervention.

HMAS Platypus in 1990.
News | Patrick Hunn | 31 Jul 2017

Derelict submarine base in Sydney Harbour to be redeveloped

Inaccessible to the public for more than 140 years, a former naval facility would be transformed under a proposal by Lahznimmo and Aspect Studios.

Dutch studio MVRDV has converted a former overpass into a plant-covered walkway in Seoul, South Korea.
The World | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 31 May 2017

Circular motions: Seoullo 7017

Is MVRDV’s“sky garden” Seoul’s answer to New York’s High Line or a “giant marketing stunt” derived from a process of “shape throwing”? Landscape Australia editor Ricky Ray Ricardo paid a visit.

URBN DRY DOCK NO. 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2009). As part of a former Navy yard revitalisation, DIRT Studio expanded retailer Urban Outfitters' Philadelphia campus around a submerged historic dry dock to create public parks and promenades.
The World | Jillian Walliss | 25 May 2017

The Navy Yard, Philadelphia

Jillian Walliss visits Philadelphia’s 1,200-acre urban development that is committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability.

Collaborative Action Plan by CoDesign Studio and UDLA for Karawara Public Open Space.
News | 14 Oct 2013

On Forgotten Perth

The annual Perth forum – 3 Over 4 Under – focuses in 2013 on revitalizing disused city spaces.

Mezzanine bedroom. Artwork: Lloyd Kwilla, Kulyayl Waterhole.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 16 Aug 2013

Teneriffe Warehouse Apartment

Wrightson Stewart Interior Design turn an old woolstore apartment into a tailored bachelor pad.

The underground tunnels provide access to Balls Head Reserve.
Projects | Joshua Zeunert | 20 Mar 2013

The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

A once inaccessible Sydney site is repurposed by Hassell as an environmentally sensitive community space.

A night view from the street.
Projects | Peter Salhani | 18 Feb 2013

Green Beacon Brewing Company

A Brisbane craft brewery fitout by James Cubitt Architects.

Discarded books live anew as a wall in Deakin Waurn Ponds Library by Six Degrees Architects.
Discourse | Darragh O'Brien | 19 Dec 2012

When time is immaterial

The adaptive reuse of materials allows for the retrieval of lost spaces in the creation of new ones.

Willoughby Incinerator revived
Projects | SJB Sydney | 16 Oct 2012

Willoughby Incinerator revived

The Willoughby Incinerator by Walter Burley Griffin and Eric Nicholls is adapated as an artist’s studio, gallery and café.