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Adaptive reuse


2017 Grand Jury Award Winners: Adaptive Reuse


2018 Preservation Achievement Awards: Adaptive Reuse


Taking a look at 'Building Reuse'


Alternative Realities | Intro - What Does Adaptive Reuse Mean?


The Van Buren | Adaptive Reuse

Adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than which it was built or designed for. Along with brownfield reclamation, adaptive reuse is seen by many as a key factor in land conservation and the reduction of urban sprawl. However adaptive reuse can become controversial as there is sometimes a blurred line between renovation, facadism and adaptive reuse. It can be regarded as a compromise between historic preservation and demolition.
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    • Definition 

    • Advantages of adaptive reuse 

    • Factors affecting adaptive reuse 

    • Methodology of adaptive reuse 

    • By location 

    • Types of adaptive reuse interventions