Jarvis Hall, RIBA, 66 Portland Place
London W1B 1AD
Conference : RIBA Research Symposium "Home Truths"Gilles Debrun, architect by MDW ARCHITECTURE, takes part in this conference in London.
This talk will present MDW refurbishment project(s), such as Savonnerie Heymans, giving a European perspective on the issue of refurbishment. It should offer perspective of designing something within the parameters of an existing building, and also address the following:
- Are there different attitudes towards the reuse of existing blocks for housing in continental Europe?
- How can these kinds of dwellings be made into modern dwellings?
- Where does architectural creativity fit into the reuse of the existing building stock?