adaptive re-use

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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He made these remarks while chairing a meeting of National Oversight Committee Adaptive Re-use of Public Buildings having Heritage value in Islamabad on Wednesday.
He was chairing a meeting of the National Oversight Committee over adaptive re-use of public buildings, having heritage value, PM office media wing in a press release said.
He has been on the forefront of identifying growth industries and working with firms to help them expand concepts in co-living, coworking, adaptive re-use, creative mixed use and incubation spaces.
Of 1,800 U-Haul retail locations across the country, approximately 70 percent are adaptive re-use, said Andrea Batchelor, public relations specialist for the company.
In order to oversee implementation of the decisions taken by the Federal Government regarding adaptive re-use of public buildings with heritage value, the Prime Minister has written letters to all Governors, Chief Ministers and Federal Ministers under his own signatures.
The waterfront views and industrial character provide potential for adaptive re-use for a new industrial purpose or for technology-focused innovation, office, or education space.
In a world that both yearns for the old and the new, adaptive re-use just might be the solution.
&nbsp;<br />With so-called "Old Portland" disappearing, a growing number of developers are looking to keep alive connections to properties' pasts.<br />One good example of this type of adaptive re-use is now being carried out in Northwest Portland, where crews are stripping out the interiors of three large warehouses that until early last year housed Cenveo's Graphic Arts Center, which was built in the mid 1960s.<br />General contractor R&H Construction is updating the campus now named The Hopper to serve as a hybrid commercial/industrial facility for project partners Winkler Development Corp.
Preferred Apartment Communities announced that it acquired four recently delivered Class A adaptive re-use office buildings totaling approximately 186,779 square feet in a development known as Armour Yards from Third & Urban and institutional investors advised by J.P.
His career has encompassed different disciplines including technology and engineering, tenant relations, staff mentoring and management, labor relations, sustainability programs, major renovations and adaptive re-use to name a few.
Through "sensitive and adaptive re-use" the London Chancery for the US Embassy at 30 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, will become a 137-bedroom hotel with shops, restaurants, bars and a spa, Doha News reported.
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