Navigating Adaptation Terms



A definition framework for building adaptation projects

This paper thoroughly explores building adaptation, which involves various ways to improve existing structures and make them last longer. The field uses different terms, causing confusion. By reviewing a lot of research, the study finds important terms and creates a clear framework. This framework is shown to work in different examples, helping researchers and practitioners better understand and organize building adaptation projects.

Sustainable Cities and Society Volume 63 December 2020