Adaptation and Reuse

Pointsbuild presents Adaptation and Reuse

Adaptation and Reuse

Course Description

PHooEY Architects are sustainable building professionals concerned about sustainability, upcycling, energy efficiency, and the recapture and reuse of materials. Emma Young demonstrates through her practice’s projects: the reprogramming of existing developments, their adaptation and their re-use. Her presentation reminds us to not start our design with a clean sheet but to see the potential in the existing and to retain what is possible.

Learn more about adaptation and reuse by taking this course from Pointsbuild.

Upon completion of this course, you will earn 1 point toward your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training.


Learning format:

  • Online
  • Video

Course Outcomes:
  • Apply principles of upcycling and sustainability to architectural work
  • Recognise the importance of reusing and reinventing demolished building materials
  • Recall how the logic of “construction feedback” fits within sustainable design
  • Analyse examples of adaptation and reuse in building designs
Course Details:

Target Audience

This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their skills or start a career in the construction Industry.

Access Timeframe



There are no prerequisites to this course but a general understanding of the building industry would benefit the learner.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification


Method of Obtaining Certification

Upon successful completion of a course, the learner can download their certificate from their Member Area.


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