adaptive reuse

Caroline Pidcock, architects declare

Architects declare and what it really means

Hundreds of architects have joined a new movement to declare that we have a climate emergency. But what does the declaration mean? Will they turn away work that damages the environment? Will they try to change the views of their clients?

The hidden value of old buildings

Demolition and re-building from scratch is neither realistic nor sustainable, while re-use can help combat climate change.

Less is more when it comes to renovating homes

Architects are discovering that keeping some of the old features of our homes can be more sustainable than installing new materials and technology.