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Mon 26.3.

Mind the Gap: architects fitting extraordinary buildings into small spaces

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.03.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

Parasite Office za bor architects 201; photo by Peter Zaytsev

Every city evolves differently, according to fluctuations in population and wealth, changes in industry and other social and economic factors. As old buildings are replaced, or new ones constructed, spaces between these buildings appear or alter; spaces that are either promptly integrated into the fabric of their environment or are left dormant and unused. Architonic examines how contemporary architects are capitalising on the benefits of these forgotten alleys, gaps and passages and transforming them into practical and desirable urban property. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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