the art of redesigning an existing structure for purposes other than those for which it was originally intended. Upcycled Architecture additionally advances an existing building’s sustainable, dynamic, and programmatic uses.
The Tate Modern in London is an example of upcycled architecture. The building has transformed a previously underdeveloped area of London and has helped give the city a new image as a leading center of contemporary culture. It has become a key landmark for London, while its program and architecture have won international acclaim.
by dabbles July 08, 2013