Horizon 2020 CLIC - Cultural Heritage Adaptive Reuse survey
The purpose of this survey is to build an international database of good practices of cultural heritage adaptive reuse in the perspective of the circular economy. CLIC "Circular models Leveraging Investments in Cultural heritage adaptive reuse" is a Horizon 2020 research and innovation project on innovative circular models for cultural heritage adaptive reuse.
Adaptive reuse refers to the process of giving "new life to old buildings", reusing an old site or building with new uses / functions responding to contemporary needs.
Circular Economy is defined as a regenerative, self-sustainable and fair economic model, that is inspired by the circular processes of nature. It is able to reduce entropy/negative environmental impacts in the wealth production and to foster jobs and growth within the limits of nature and earth.
Circularization is a principle that can be applied to such issues as economic patterns (circular economy), but also to management systems or participatory multi-level governance. Circularizing processes includes fostering socio-economic systems that promote equity, social inclusion, reciprocity and mutual responsibility. Synergy and complementarity are key principles for development of economic, socio-cultural and ecological systems.
The adaptive reuse of cultural heritage contributes to circular economy and circular cities, saving resources, reducing "wastes" and re-generating economic, environmental, socio-cultural resources.
Do you know good practices of cultural heritage adaptive reuse? Register and fill-in the CLIC survey!
Credits will be acknowledged to all participant organizations in CLIC publications, communication, website. Data on adaptive reuse practices will be shared on the CLIC Knowledge and Information platform.