History · urban design

What the History Can Teach Us About Adaptive Reuse

What the History of Diocletian’s Palace Can Teach Us About Adaptive Reuse.

How will the city of tomorrow adapt and reuse the city of today? I don’t think we ask that question broadly enough, and our day-to-day, property-specific incrementalism can easily overshoot the greatest lessons from history. A hometown case in point transported me from Seattle to Croatia for inspiration about why we should think beyond limited geographies, time frames and lifetimes when we discuss urban redevelopment options.

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