Adaptive Reuse: Old Building, New Purpose

The push for sustainable development has led to the adaptation and re-use of old buildings. It makes sense. Why demolish and rebuild, if adaptive reuse is possible? Generally, aesthetics and sustainability are weighed against the cost involved, to decide if a building is a good candidate for reuse. Adaptive reuse is the process of retrofitting [...]

2019-06-21T15:43:42+10:00June 21st, 2019|Adaptive reuse|

Adaptive reuse: Transforming the old to meet modern needs

As a society, we are becoming increasingly aware of the value of recycling, reusing, and repurposing materials. The building sector has also embraced this environmentally-friendly trend by re-using building materials where possible and repurposing existing structures where it is cost-effective. Adaptive reuse is the term being given to the process of retrofitting an old building [...]

2018-09-28T10:20:01+10:00September 28th, 2018|Adaptive reuse|