• RIBA Publishing
  • 2019
  • Hardback
  • 176
  • Sproget er ikke defineret
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  • 9781859467787

Rescue and reuse


Historic buildings and places play an
essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural
identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring
communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic buildings
across the UK have been brought back to life through the technical and enabling
skills, creativity and sensitivity of architects. Exemplar projects explored through richly illustrated case studies demonstrate the value to society of
re-using historic buildings, and will inspire a new generation of architects to
get involved with community heritage projects at a time of great opportunity. Drawing
on interviews with architects and their community clients, this book explores
the challenges that they face, how they are overcome, and the benefits that

Exemplar projects
across the UK demonstrate what can be achieved through the creative use of
heritage architecture, and provide inspiration for those interested in
taking over the ownership of a historic building or adapting one for new uses
Shows how complex projects can benefit from collaboration between communities, statutory bodies and architects
Celebrates the creativity of architects, their ability to add value, and
the role they can play in shaping both our built environment and cultural
Puts forward a powerful argument for the benefits to society of re-using historic

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