TM07 - Adaptive Reuse

Monday, November 12 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Tour Meet Desk « Back

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Chicago is rich in history and this tour highlights how adaptive reuse projects have honored that history while building something new. Visit three sites that have transformed underutilized building stock- The Old Chicago Post Office, UI Labs on Goose Island and 1515 Webster on Finkl Steel.

Learning Objectives:

Explore the importance and significant impact of reusing existing and historic buildings

Explain the complexity of balancing a historical site, developer needs, architectural constraints and sustainability goals

Identify the energy benefits of a sustainable green roof

Describe strategies for energy efficiency in older buildings

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Event Type: Tour > Session