Physical building characteristics affecting adaptive reuse potential.
|Structure and floors||Large floor spans||Dense grids|
|Columns; free plans||Low ceilings under existing beams|
|Constructed for heavy carriage||Thin floors: acoustic insulation insufficient|
|Facade||Small grid||Inadequate technical state, no attachment-points for interior walls|
|Good technical state||Cantilevering floors: complicates adding balconies|
|Floor lay-out, length and depth||Deep buildings||Location of elevators and staircases|
|Stairs and elevators||Excess number of elevators||Insufficient number of escape routes|
|Excessive space occupied by cores|
Source: Remøy and Wilkinson .
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