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AAREA-Adaptive ReUse/Redeveloping our Communities


Adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than which it was built or designed for. Along with brownfield reclamation, adaptive reuse is seen by many as a key factor in land conservation and the reduction of urban sprawl. However adaptive reuse can become controversial as there is sometimes a blurred line between renovation, facadism and adaptive reuse. It can be regarded as a compromise between historic preservation and demolition.

As a lifelong Washtenaw County resident, I appreciate our Cities and possess a genuine interest in their future. Approach, Human Experience, and the blend of Urban Landscaping and Adaptive Re-Use and future definitions of these spaces has held my attention all of my adult life.

Stay tuned for more information on LEED Certified remodeling, adaptive re-use projects happening in our area. Partners with kindred spirits will be featured and so much more.

If you have a passion and a vision of moving ahead with an adaptive re-use project, let us align you with like minded reputable local professionals that can bring your visions first to paper, then into reality.


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