Mario Testino. The existing building dating back to the early 50's has typical characteristics of this type of building. The rhythm of the window openings and the major brick facade that creates a very uniform and home-genic surface the dado details that are found on various levels of the building, on street level and all other areas regarding the interior space, we can find a typical beam and slab construction which is traditionally from that period. The very recognizable feature of the big windows, that is a clear sign of its past as an industrial building, to allow plentiful lift for the workers. The initial volume that we used as a starting point, understanding that perimeter of the volume and off setting this to create the outline of the new proposed area. Now we extruded the shape that we have obtained from the previous two steps, after this we have started to insert openings into our new shape. The main concept behind this shape is the idea of compression. At ground level we have all the access points from the front, sides and rear where there is also parking space for cars and bikes. Currently used as the main working space. Here we can find bathrooms, circulation, working areas and access to external areas. This is a flat roof that in present layout does not have any roof light or glazed area to allow light to the lower floors.