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Adaptive Reuse

Onderzoek ArcK

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Architects will increasingly have to deal with the already built. The existing conditions invite for alterations, additions, remodeling, or, in short, adaptive reuse. We aim to find appropriate ways of preserving buildings through design interventions, taking into account the layered memory of the site; both in its material and immaterial values. This entails the assumption that historical sites are part of a continuous process allowing for an ongoing dialogue between the ‘old’ and the ‘new’.