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In the realm of pharmaceuticals, a crucial behind-the-scenes player ensures that life-saving medications and vaccines retain their potency: cold storage.
Getting from here to there is typically a pretty boring blend of logistics and practicality, unless you are into that sort of thing. However, as architects and designers, we occasionally have the opportunity to work with urban planners to think about this side of things and find it pretty fascinating.
For years, brands like IKEA and Lego have been ubiquitous on the retail scene in the United States. Recently, global brands like Mango (Spain), Uniqlo (Japan), and Zara (also Spain) have launched large expansion plans with American shoppers in mind.
Retail real estate has been enjoying its biggest revival in years as a direct reaction to pandemic-related behaviors.
Artist Michael Heizer created “City” three hours north of Las Vegas over the course of five decades. The installation is one of the largest artworks in the world and cost over $40 million in construction and maintenance.
While some buildings are slated for complete transformation through adaptive reuse, others are protected exactly as they are for their historic significance. Every year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation creates a list of “endangered historic places” in the United States. The list has been developed since 1988 to draw attention to places in danger of being torn down or damaged.
When it comes to adaptive reuse, the process of transforming an existing building for a purpose other than what it was built or designed for, motivations can range. Whether the goals are environmentally driven, resource preservation, or maintaining historic value, adaptive reuse has become a solution to some of our modern problems of the built environment.