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dc.contributor.author Samaranayake, RADIU
dc.contributor.author Jayawickrama, TS
dc.contributor.author Melagoda, DG
dc.contributor.author Rathnayake, RMDIM
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-29T05:42:00Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-29T05:42:00Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/15265
dc.description.abstract The construction industry is consistently involved with improving the economic, social and environmental parameters of sustainability. This has led the sustainability in construction to shift from an original focus on cleaner and leaner project delivery to a restorative and regenerative approach. Increasing demand for urban regeneration has driven the act of preserving and reusing parts of cities with historical significance for a variety of uses. Thereby, adaptive reuse serves as an attractive and superior alternative for reusing buildings with architectural and historical importance in terms of sustainability and a circular economy. However, many historic buildings are being disused or demolished due to the inability of determining viable new uses for historic buildings. Thus, this study aimed at providing systematic guidance for decision-making on Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings (ARHB) in Sri Lanka. A comprehensive literature review was conducted to explore the concept of adaptive reuse, related regulations, drivers and barriers, new uses for historic buildings and factors affecting decision-making on adaptive reuse of buildings. Finally, this paper proposes a conceptual framework to assist decision making on ARHB in Sri Lanka. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Adaptive Reuse en_US
dc.subject Decision-making en_US
dc.subject Historic Buildings en_US
dc.subject New Uses en_US
dc.title Decision making on adaptive reuse of historic buildings in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Conference-Full-text en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.department Building Economics en_US
dc.identifier.year 2019 en_US
dc.identifier.conference 8th World Construction Symposium en_US
dc.identifier.place Colombo en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 239-247 en_US
dc.identifier.email imanthasam@gmail.com en_US
dc.identifier.email tsjayawickrama@gmail.com en_US
dc.identifier.email dgmelagoda92@gmail.com en_US
dc.identifier.email dulinirathnayake@gmail.com en_US
dc.identifier.doi doi.org/10.31705/WCS.2019.24 en_US


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