Adaptive Re-use in Europe: Cities and BuildingsSemester Course

Adaptive Re-use in Europe: Cities and Buildings, semester course at DIS Copenhagen
Major Discipline(s)
Architecture, Interior Architecture, Urban Studies
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Adaptive re-use is an integral component of contemporary design practice in Europe. Conversion of urban areas and old buildings into something better suited for contemporary purposes requires knowledge of our built heritage in the broadest sense. Cultural, site-specific, and material aspects play a key role as does sustainable strategies for future proofing of our built environment. This course is about the design challenges and the wider economical, sustainable, and political issues at stake when dealing with adaptive re-use.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Interior Design, Urban Design

Faculty

Eva Grell Frederiksen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Architect, M.A.A. (Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, 1976). Architect, Henning Larsens Architects (1980-96). Associate Professor, Denmark’s Design School (1989-2008). Architect, own office since 1996. Assistant Program Director, Architecture and Design at DIS, (2008-15). With DIS since 1995.

Architecture and Design, Eva Frederiksen