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Radical Renovations: Inspiring Architectural Makeovers_Beth Browne_9781864704907_Images Publishing Group Pty LtdSKU: 9781864704907 Supplier: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Author: Beth Browne
Format: Hardback | 224 pages
Dimensions: 254 x 254 x 23.37mm | 1,152.12g
Publication date: 16 Apr 2013
Radical Renovations presents more than 50 outstanding examples of adaptive reuse in residential and commercial architecture. 'Radical Renovations' presents more than fifty outstanding examples of adaptive reuse in residential and commercial architecture, wherein existing buildings have been dramatically transformed with truly stunning results. For many of these remarkable remodels the architects have utilised the principles of environmentally sustainable development, highlighting the importance of making conscientious and creative use of available resources to minimise demolition and waste, while delivering cost savings, style, and sustainability. In locations as diverse as Japan, the UK, Spain, Australia, the USA and Italy, each radical renovation project breathes new life and function into an existing structure - often in astonishingly innovative ways. Locations include: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA; Birchgrove, NSW, Australia; Venda des Cap de Barbaria, Formentera, Spain; Wellfleet, Massachusetts, USA; Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom; Es Calo des Mort, Formentera, Spain; Solza, Lombardy, Italy; Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Marke, Belgium; Dana Point, California, USA; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Manhattan, New York, USA; Gloucestershire, United Kingdom; Toronto, Canada; Weisbaden, Hesse, Germany; Healdeburg, California, USA; New Farm, Queensland, Australia; El Segundo, California, USA; College Park, South Australia, Australia; Yokosuka, Japan; Vitacura, Santiago, Chile; North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Norfolk, England, United Kingdom; Mosman Park, Western Australia, Australia. AUTHOR: In almost five years at The Images Publishing Group, Beth Browne has edited more than 40 books on architecture, art, design, gardens and landscaping, craft, cooking and automobiles. SELLING POINTS: - 'Radical Renovations' presents a range of beautifully transformed homes from around the world with full-colour 'before and after' photography, and detailed 'before and after' plans - The book showcases architectural transformations from around the world, including a variety of design styles, building types, briefs and budgets 400 col.