(Honolulu Public Radio)
Cities across the country and the globe are applying the concept of "adaptive reuse" to historic buildings, preserving some part of a structure but writing a modern story.
Two architects in France won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2021 — not for a fancy design, but for transforming existing structures from the inside out.
"I think for environmental reasons, for cultural reasons, it makes a lot of sense to first see how we can work with what's in front of us," Honolulu SHADE architect Dean Sakamoto told The Conversation.
Full Article: https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/the-conversation/2023-03-20/this-local-architect-is-applying-adaptive-reuse-to-a-historic-chinatown-building
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