Adaptive use

Adaptive use

Changing an existing building to accommodate a new function; the entire process may involve the removal of some existing building elements.

adaptive use, adaptive re-use

The extensive alteration, restoration, and/or renovation of an existing building so that it will serve a new or modified purpose. Also see building rehabilitation.
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th] and Blake Streets, the Walnut Street assets will be converted to more adaptive uses appropriate for the burgeoning arts district that has turned into a hotspot for Millennials.
Top among them at a 27 percent increase is identifying adaptive uses for vacant upper stories of downtown buildings, adopted by 59 percent of the respondents.
The role of water as a multi-faceted necessity for humans cannot be more stressed upon since as many adaptive uses that were demanded of it by civilizations; water has met most of them or in some cases - all.

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