“The adaptation of existing structures plays a major role in reducing the impacts of climate change …”. So begins the introduction to an article by Kai Chen, Anne-Marie Treweeke and Milica Tumbas just published in Architecture Australia — describing how we unlock sustainable design in significant heritage buildings.
The theme of the AA issue is Beyond Sustainability: The power of regenerative design, and Lovell Chen’s article looks at the subject from heritage and conservation works perspectives ….”Heritage projects always involve a careful balancing of actions to conserve, restore and sympathetically adapt. It is now imperative that adaptation needs to include clear thinking on genuine sustainability”.
It’s not complicated: Sustainability in conservation and adaptation by Kai Chen, Anne-Marie Treweeke and Milica Tumbas … download PDF (3Mb)
Originally published in
Architecture Australia Jul/Aug 2022
Beyond Sustainability: The power of regenerative design