Saturday, April 20, 2024

What is Adaptive Reuse?

Explore adaptive reuse—a dynamic approach to revitalize historic buildings for modern use. Creative efforts can be used to transform office space into housing and to repurpose old industrial warehouses into restaurants or lofts. The video showcases the Highline in Manhattan, a repurposed rail line turned into a park and discusses how changes to Los Angeles’ 1999 ordinance enabled transformations, leading to loft and hotel development. Adaptive reuse can play a crucial role in planning for evolving urban places.

Interested in learning more?

See Making the Most of What You’ve Got: Adaptive Reuse and TOD