Architecture Reborn: The Conversion and Reconstruction of Old Buildings
This is an investigation into the adaption and conversion of buildings as an area of design. It looks at 44 schemes to demonstrate that reuse is a positive way to achieve forward-looking architecture - the message is transformation; a physical approach to constructing new form from old fabric.
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