MVRDV Updates the Cheung Fai Building in Hong Kong

By: Jamie Danielle Munro - Published: • References: mvrdv.nl & designboom
Architecture firm MVRDV is revamping the Cheung Fai Building in Hong Kong. The end goal is to update the structure into a more modern loft space for work.

The space used to be industrial, but since it was no longer being used for its original purpose, it seemed like a waste of space to leave it sitting there. The architects plan on keeping the core of the building in place, but will remove the exterior and replace it with steel and glass for a more upscale look. The glass will mostly be used on the outside to ensure natural lighting can penetrate the entire building, a theme that is common in many new buildings today. MVRDV plans on having everything completed by 2015.

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