Architecture & Design: Top 8 Facadist Renovations, from Melbourne to Bucharest

Published: February 3, 2012

Architecture has traditionally been built in a single unified style, but within the last few decades, a new style as emerged that mixes old and new: facadism. As the name suggests, old facades (and sometimes even more substantial portions) are left intact while the interior and other less visible portions of the building are demolished to make way for something new–usually a glassy, modern building.

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