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Adaptive Reuse, Issue #1: How To Navigate Recent U.K. Legislation Changes

January 08, 2021

Recent legislative changes in the U.K. are encouraging the adaptive reuse of buildings as a way to lower the embodied carbon in construction and help meet net zero goals. Meanwhile, buildings left vacant as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic can potentially be repurposed to meet market needs. In the first of a discussion series on adaptive reuse, we explore the impact these trends are having on the built environment, and look at how structural engineering can play a role.