Before & After – This Run Down Property Was Transformed Into A Bright And Welcoming Office Building

February 28, 2019

BEFORE & AFTER - Lacime ARCHITECTS has transformed a property with several run down buildings in Shanghai, China, and changed it into a bright and welcoming office building with commercial spaces. #Architecture #BuildingDesign

 

Lacime ARCHITECTS has transformed a property with several run down buildings in Shanghai, China, and changed it into a bright and welcoming office building.

 

Here’s what the building looked like before…

BEFORE PICS - Lacime ARCHITECTS has transformed a property with several run down buildings in Shanghai City, China, and changed it into a bright and welcoming office building with commercial spaces. #BuildingDesign #Architecture


The architects explain that the reconstruction project was to have a “P.U.R.E.” quality in design (P: peaceful, a peaceful palace in the city; U: urban, urban is the background; R: regeneration, give the old building a new appearance; E: ecology).


The simple white exterior of this modern office building features angled frames, and is like a beacon of light for the surrounding neighborhood. #ModernOfficeBuilding #Architecture


The simple white exterior of the building features angled frames, and is like a beacon of light for the surrounding neighborhood.


The simple white exterior of this modern office building features angled frames, and is like a beacon of light for the surrounding neighborhood. #ModernOfficeBuilding #Architecture


Other design elements add even more light to the building. In the side alleys, what  were once a dark and uninviting spaces, have been transformed into bright alleys with hidden lighting.


In the side alleys of this renovated building, what were once a dark and uninviting spaces, have been transformed into bright alleys with hidden lighting. #Alley #Architecture #Lighting


The lighting runs from the building, across the ground, and up onto a decorative fence.


To brighten up an alleyway, lighting runs from the building, across the ground, and up onto a decorative fence. #Lighting #BuildingDesign


The decorative fence also has hidden lighting beneath it, that guides visitors around the property.


This modern office building has a decorative fence with hidden lighting beneath it, that guides visitors around the property. #Lighting #Fence

Before photography by Lacime ARCHITECTS | After photography ©zhangqianxi

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