Thomas Randall-Page transforms Devon barn into light-filled artist’s studio

Architect Thomas Randall-Page has renovated and updated an agricultural barn in Devon, England, to create a studio and archive space for his father, the sculptor Peter Randall-Page. Peter Randall-Page purchased the barn in 2011 and commissioned his son Thomas’s...

Skene Catling de la Peña to transform Aalto-designed silo into cultural events space

London studio Skene Catling de la Peña and not-for-profit organisation Factum Foundation are set to turn the Toppila silo designed by architects Aina and Alvar Aalto in Oulu, Finland, into the Aaltosiilo cultural space. The studio and foundation recently purchased the...

Barde + vanVoltt transforms dingy Amsterdam garage into family home

Amsterdam studio Barde + vanVoltt has inserted skylights and glass partition walls into this former garage to transform it into a light-filled family home that celebrates the building’s industrial past. Located in central Amsterdam, just a few steps away from...

Laurent Troost turns abandoned Brazilian building into co-working venue

Workspaces look upon a mini jungle in this 125-year-old brick building in Manaus, Brazil, which has been thoughtfully revitalised by design studio Laurent Troost Architectures. Called the Cassina Innovation House, the project entailed the adaptive reuse of a...

ACDF Architecture turns historic Montreal railway station into offices

Canadian studio ACDF Architecture has transformed the arches of Montreal’s Gare Viger into contemporary offices for software company Lightspeed. The local studio undertook the project as the third stage of a five-phase plan to turn the grand hotel and railway...

Alma-nac inserts colourful music studios into disused London warehouse

Architecture studio Alma-nac has refurbished a former warehouse in south London to create space for music studios that line a central “street” decorated with geometric plywood panels. Alma-nac designed the facility for London-based enterprise The Axis,...