Collection by Luke Hopping

Highly Imaginative Adaptive Reuse Projects


From disused insurance buildings to empty parking spots, these adaptive reuse projects let nothing go to waste.

DSH // architecture carried out an adaptive reuse project, which preserved key elements of Welton Becket’s original...
Architect Jason Jackson recast the Memphis, Tennessee, home of blues musician John Len Chatman into a music...
The North American SCADpad includes about 300 repurposed vintage rulers.
The largest stall (below), formerly used for washing thousand-pound animals, was the perfect size for a meeting room.

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