Gallery: Renovated Warehouse Wrapped in a Flowing Cinderblock Skin

 

Three old warehouses in Shanghai were recently transformed into an extraordinary artist complex by Archi Union Architects. The remarkable renovation of the old fabric warehouses includes an undulating skin that was inspired by humble materials and the facilities’ former use. Ordinary cinderblocks are transformed into a parametric wall reminiscent of fabric, which allows daylight to flow in through the walls to the gallery inside.

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