Efforts to reduce carbon emissions from the built environment increasingly focus on materially embodied energy, on the basis that “the greenest building is the one that is already built”. Creatively re-using the existing building stock is therefore something which, as a society, we need to engage with.
RetroFirst is an AJ campaign to prioritise retrofit over demolition and rebuild: this short video presents the facts and tells you how you can get involved https://lnkd.in/fdwNV3W
O’LearyGoss Architects have 30 years of experience imaginatively reworking existing structures. From residential conversions to church reconfigurations, we enjoy the challenges and the rewards of ‘old-build’. We look forward to working on many more such projects in the future.