• Deconstruct, Do Not Demolish: The Practice of Reuse of Materials in Architecture

    4 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Casa Collage / S+PS Architects. Image Cortesia de S+PS Architects
    Reform and adaptation of spaces represent a significant parcel of projects ordered to architecture firms, and reuse of preexisting structures is not newness. Functions and needs change over time, therefore adaptations are required to meet new demands. However, no matter how much the maintenance of a building is, in most cases, preferred in economic and ecological sense to its demolition and a new construction from the beginning, the logic of the reuse of a space does not usually extend to its parts that become, thus, rubble.
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