9 Inspirational Examples of Adaptive Reuse
The best use for a building can be reuse.
The Parking Garage: The Next Frontier in Adaptive Reuse?
With tiny housing units, students at the Savannah College of Art and Design stake out a new future for the urban parking garage.
Creative Re-Use in Oakland
Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.
Reusable Sandwich Bags by LunchSkins
It's a shock that it's taken so long for a product like this to come along.
Architectural Reuse in Tokyo
In Japan, “old” is a relative term.
How to Make an Old Building New (and Fun) Again
Insider tips on historic preservation for...
Urban Rehab: Once Abandoned, a Sydney Street Rises Again
An adaptive reuse project transforms a derelict Australian streetscape into a vibrant public space—and picks up two 2016 Good...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Old Meets New in This Modern Extension to an Edwardian House in Melbourne
Ninety-nine years after this 1915 Edwardian-era house was built, Australian firm Preston Lane transformed the interior via a...
A Creative Brick Extension That’s Designed to Adapt With a Growing Family’s Needs
This compact extension at the rear of a suburban house in Melbourne, Australia, includes a ground-level garage on its...
7 Green and Repurposed Sports Stadiums
Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.
A New, Affordable Green Home Comes to an Australian Eco-Village
Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.
Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations
On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.
Timbuk2 Hidden Series
The problem with reusable bags is actually reusing them.
A Contemporary North Carolina Home Navigates a Tricky Site Atop a Ridge
Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to...
11 Extraordinary Designs That Make You Rethink the Modern Shed
These thoughtfully designed outbuildings exhibit how the utilitarian backyard shed can be adapted for work, storage, and living.
Flip & Tumble Produce Bags
Like many, I'm a big fan of reusable bags (Timbuk2's Hidden bags are my favorites) but am quite guilty of bringing home handfuls...
Low-Cost, Balloon-Formed Housing Concept for Developing Countries
Not many architects can say that their father invented a new way of building.
A Plea from New Orleans
I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and urgent—project, which I thought I'd...
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...

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