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