Cohen, B. Written By: Avis Woods . New country classifications by income level. Implementation challenges to the adaptive reuse of heritage buildings: Towards the goals of sustainable, low carbon cities. The index showed that 18% of the world’s population lives in low human development countries (HDI = <0.500), while 52% populate countries falling in the medium human development category (HDI = 0.500–0.799), all of which represent developing countries (Human Development Report 2016). It calls for a society that eradicates the discrimination of rights of its individuals based on their ethnicity, sex, religion, age or social background (, Focuses on the right of society members to have a fair share of the natural resources of the environment at national and international levels. Sustainable development aims to deliver products that enhance life’s quality, achieve customer satisfaction, provide flexibility and adaptation to user changes, support desirable natural and social environments as well as maximize the efficient use of resources (Raynsford 2000). Othman, A. Yung, E. H., & Chan, E. H. (2012). Achieving objectives for sustainable development called for a balance between social, environmental and economic needs of the community and available resources. The aim of this action plan is to facilitate the implementation of the abovementioned strategy. (2006). Master’s thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1–396. Adaptive Reuse of Religious Buildings in the U.S.: Determinants of ... To test hypotheses of this dissertation, both the multiple-case study and statistical analyses were used. Mısırlısoya, D., & Günc, K. (2016). The methodological approach of this study is a literature review and a critical analysis of the practice of adaptive review. Adaptive reuse is concentrated at the environment and economic development corners of the sustainability triangle. Other activities took place inside the building that helped in raising awareness of neighbourhood children with regard to heritage importance (Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2007). If you think you should have access to this content, click the button to contact our support team. The data collected from the case studies were analyzed using content analysis. This resulted in introducing supporting laws to help the government protect and preserve these buildings through this process (, The provision of new public gathering spaces and administrative areas provided a venue for sociocultural events. Preserved the great collection of objects, which dates back to different periods; this includes Gayer-Anderson objects. A. E., Ghaly, M., & ZainulAbidin, N. (2013). Accordingly, the adaptive reuse of historic buildings is considered as an opportunity for generating sustainable social, environmental and economic values. The project included the construction of a new conservation, creating new display spaces and landscaping the gardens to create an open-air area for cultural events and other facilities (Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2007). 215–224. Sauer Properties Case Study Adaptive Reuse , Commercial , Building Documentation Scanning of existing buildings and 3D modeling of proposed commercial space for six-acre Sauer Properties site facilitates architectural visualization, planning and city permitting. A case study of 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA demonstrates some of the barriers that are currently present achieving energy efficiency and sustainability in adaptive reuse and strategies that were used to overcome those barriers. Habitat International, 36(3), pp. Despite the fact that attention is directed towards new projects, this vision should encompass historic buildings. World Commission on Environment and Development. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 9(1), pp. The authors attribute this to the fact that the same actors – the private and public sectors – are located at both corners of the triangle, and they have shared interests. uses between projects undertaken in Toronto, Canada and London, England. Uppsala University, The Baltic University Programme, Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development, Sweden. 1). Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva. Social and Economic Aspects of Sustainable Development. The project aimed at preserving the house and its diverse collections as well as its unique setting – having two houses linked together. Antiquities and Monuments Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Generating Sustainable Values and Achieving Client Satisfaction in Construction Projects through Maintenance Management: The Case of Housing Projects in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 35 No. (2016). Grade 2 (buildings of special merit): in this type of buildings, efforts should be made to selectively preserve. Adaptive reuse is considered to be more economic in the analysed cases than demolishing the building and rebuilding it to satisfy a new use. Amer, M. B. Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 1704–1718, eISSN 1847-6228, Case Study 1: Bayt al-Kritliya, Cairo, Egypt, Case Study 2: Kolkata Town Hall, Kolkata, India, A strategy for facilitating adaptive reuse for generating sustainable values of historic buildings, Action plan for implementation of strategy, World Commission on Environment and Development 1987, United Nations Development Programme 2018, Antiquities and Monuments Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department 2017, Urban Regeneration Project for Historic Cairo 2014, Organization, Technology and Management in Construction: an International Journal, Focuses on using natural resources efficiently and reducing generated waste, pollution and emissions to the environment. 2009; Bullen and Love 2009). Mısırlısoya, D., & Günc, K. (2016). The house contains a variety of furniture, carpets and other collections. (2013). The Carnegie Library was an important aspect of Ann Arbor and the University's growth and Boston's Old State House is a relic from the nation's birth. Modern adaptive reuse of industrial heritage sites that have lost their function contributes to the improvement of social sustainability and cultural potential and leads to social cohesion through respect for cultural capital as an important part of the social potential by maintaining a shared collective identity (Blockley et al.,1999).