Definitions for "ADAPTIVE USE"
Incorporation of a new function in an existing building.
The reuse of a building or structure, usually for a purpose different from the original. The term implies that certain structural or design changes have been made to the building in order for it to function in its new use. Examples might include a factory building now used for loft apartments, or a house now used as a funeral parlor.
see also Mixed Use ADOBE see also Building Materials AIRCRAFT, AIRPORTS, ETC. see also Transportation -- Buildings and Structures AMUSEMENT PARKS see also Boardwalks; Carousels; Resorts APARTMENT BUILDINGS