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Ten Proposals for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Empire Stores, 7 Historic Waterfront Warehouses

Team 8’s proposal for the Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Empire Stores Warehouses

The plans for Brooklyn today leave no space undeveloped. Luckily, the borough often does redevelopment correctly – with proper homage to the history of the place where the redevelopment occurs.

For years, the seven Empire Stores coffee warehouses, dating back to 1869, have been falling into …

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Rome’s Centrale Montemartini Museum – Gods among the Machines

The idea of re-purposing outmoded structures for cultural purposes is not a new one, but the marriage of industrial architecture and classical archaeology of the Centrale Montemartini Museum in Rome achieves a particular alchemy that is worth seeking out. Visiting the museum provides, as the curators so eloquently put it, an “Olympian calm,” a state …

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