Transforming churches and abbeys into hotels is now quite common, but no other transformation has managed to reflect as perfectly as this one the original monastic atmosphere.
A magnificent demonstration of the change created by the transformation of a place: Gatorade has volunteered to transform secretly the locker room of an American basketball junior team. The room had never changed since 1962 and they transformed it, exactly, in a NBA locker room. And how did the teens feel? amazed, considered, and much more motivated. The impact of the experience on humans … Une magnifique démonstration du changement que provoque… Lire la Suite
If a star manages to become a brand, it is also because they know how to bring their name to life in different environments. The Madonna image transforming into fitness club seems a logical fit, especially now that she has aged and seems to be able to dance like 20 years ago (a new Jane Fonda, in a way). But the places are a bit disappointing as they feel quite normal, apart… Lire la Suite
If you think you are in one of the latest Disney attraction, you are all wrong. Even if the decoration of this room is exactly meant to have you think about that. Because this place is the CT scanner room of the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian. Scanner rooms, as well as any technical machinery, can be very traumatic to children and this pirate-theme room is meant to distress and… Lire la Suite
Transférer un lieu vers un nouvel usage est maintenant chose courante en architecture. Mais certains changements semblent douteux. Celui de ce nouveau lieu est assez incroyable puisqu’il transforme d’anciennes toilettes publiques en café. En gardant même certains éléments de porcelaine d’origine. Osé, certes, mais une bonne idée, c’est moins sûr. Et vous, qu’en pensez-vous ? Turning a place to a new usage is now common in today’s architecture. But some changes… Lire la Suite