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Архитектурни намеси в (под)покривни пространства = Architectural Interventions in the Roofspace

Иванов, Климент (2015) Архитектурни намеси в (под)покривни пространства = Architectural Interventions in the Roofspace. Сборник научни публикации, 4 . pp. 19-30. ISSN 1314-7188

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Abstract

Lack of space is one of the key issues in the contemporary city. In pursuit of more habitable space architects are looking up and expanding upon the rooftops of the existing buildings. This tendency is getting momentum and needs further investigation. This article presents a case study of several roof remodellings and extensions in various European countries in an attempt to find, analyse and explain the current trends in contemporary rooftop interventions. These are defined as partial adaptive reuse. Thus they are in accordance with a system, devised for adaptive reuse of buildings in the previous works of the author. Based on it they can be examined in correspondence with the two main methods of intervention between the existing building and the new construction – according to the ways of expression and according to the ways of interaction. Each method has several subcategories and allows for precise definition of every case. Furthermore, an explanation of the main causes for the roof expansion is proposed. In this way a better understanding and analysis of this matter is presented to both the architectural community and the potential developers.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Arts.Fine and Decorative arts > Architecture. Landscape arts
ID Code:3837
Deposited By: Mr Kliment Ivanov
Deposited On:15 Jan 2019 09:43
Last Modified:16 Jan 2019 08:56

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