Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30132
Assessing the Adaptive Re-Use Potential of Buildings as Part of the Disaster Management Process

Authors: A. Esra İdemen, Sinan M. Şener, Emrah Acar

Abstract:

The technological paradigm of the disaster management field, especially in the case of governmental intervention strategies, is generally based on rapid and flexible accommodation solutions. From various technical solution patterns used to address the immediate housing needs of disaster victims, the adaptive re-use of existing buildings can be considered to be both low-cost and practical. However, there is a scarcity of analytical methods to screen, select and adapt buildings to help decision makers in cases of emergency. Following an extensive literature review, this paper aims to highlight key points and problem areas associated with the adaptive re-use of buildings within the disaster management context. In other disciplines such as real estate management, the adaptive re-use potential (ARP) of existing buildings is typically based on the prioritization of a set of technical and non-technical criteria which are then weighted to arrive at an economically viable investment decision. After a disaster, however, the assessment of the ARP of buildings requires consideration of different/additional layers of analysis which stem from general disaster management principles and the peculiarities of different types of disasters, as well as of their victims. In this paper, a discussion of the development of an adaptive re-use potential (ARP) assessment model is presented. It is thought that governmental and non-governmental decision makers who are required to take quick decisions to accommodate displaced masses following disasters are likely to benefit from the implementation of such a model.

Keywords: Adaptive re-use of buildings, assessment model, disaster management, temporary housing.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1124535

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1062

References:


[1] IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. What is a disaster? Retrieved from: http://www.ifrc.org/en/what-wedo/ disaster-management/about-disasters/what-is-a-disaster/
[2] Y. Tan, L. Shen&C. Langston (2015). A Quantitative Approach for Identifying Adaptive Reuse Option for Industrial Buildings. Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, 2015, pp. 495-505. Available from: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-662-46994-1_41
[3] S. F. Cantell, The Adaptive Reuse of Historic Industrial Buildings: Regulation Barriers, Best Practices and Case Studies. Master of Urban and Regional Planning Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005.
[4] R. Austin, Adaptive reuse: Issues and case studies in building preservation. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1988, pp.49.
[5] P. Bullen and P. Love, Factors influencing the adaptive re‐use of buildings. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology J of Eng, Design and Tech, 2011, pp.32-46.
[6] J. Douglas, Building adaptation (2nd edition), London: Elsevier, 2006.
[7] S. J. Wilkinson, H. Remøy and C. Langston, Designing for Future Adaptive Reuse, in Sustainable Building Adaptation: Innovations in Decision-Making, John Wiley & Sons, Oxford, 2014. doi: 10.1002/9781118477151.ch12
[8] C. Langston and L. Y. Shen, Application of the adaptive reuse potential model in Hong Kong: A case study of Lui Seng Chun, International Journal of Strategic Property Management Volume 11, Issue 4, 2007. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1648715X.2007.9637569
[9] S. Conejos, C. Langston and J. Smith, "Improving the implementation of adaptive reuse strategies for historic buildings" Le Vie dei Mercanti S.A.V.E. HERITAGE: Safeguard of Architectural, Visual, Environmental Heritage. Naples, Italy. Jun. 2011. Available from: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1051&cont ext=sustainable_development
[10] C. Vasilache, Sustainable building Reuse: Understanding user preferences for the housing market. (Master of Science Thesis) Construction Management and Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherland, 2013. Available from: http://alexandria.tue.nl/extra2/afstversl/bwk/761233.pdf
[11] A. Rand and A. Killing, “Guidelines for The Construction of emergency relief Infrastructure”, University of Cambridge, London, 2003.
[12] L. Loures and T. Panagopoulos, Sustainable reclamation of industrial areas in urban landscapes. Sustainable Development and Planning III, 2007. Available from: https://scholar.google.se/scholar?oi= bibs&cluster=18209000952020540761&btnI=1&hl=en
[13] C.A. Wilson, Adaptive Reuse of Industrial Buildings in Toronto, Ontario Evaluating Criteria for Determining Building Selection 2010, pp.38. Available from: https://qspace.library.queensu.ca/bitstream/1974/5540/1/Wilson_Corey_A_20 1001_MPL.pdf
[14] W. Preiser, Assessing building performance. Oxford: Elsevier, 2005.
[15] B. Omidvar, M. Baradaran-Shoraka and M. Nojavan,"Temporary Site Selection and Decision-Making Methods: A Case Study of Tehran, Iran." Disasters 37, no. 3, 2013, pp.536-53.
[16] R. P. Geraedtsand Th. Van der Voordt, The New Transformation Meter. A new evaluation instrument for matching the market supply of vacant office buildings and the market demand for new homes and other functions. In W Bakens, N.J. Habraken, K Kamimura & Y Utida (Eds.), Building stock activation, 2007, pp. 33-40. Tokyo: THEI Printing Co. Available from: http://www.bk.tudelft.nl/fileadmin/Faculteit/BK/Over_ de_faculteit/Afdelingen/Real_Estate_and_Housing/Organisatie/ Medewerkers_RE_H/Personal_pages/VanderVoordt/General_list/doc/ 2007-Tokyo_GeraedtsVoordt_NewTransformationMeter_BSA-RGrev- 3004.pdf
[17] J. da Silva, Quality and Standards in Post-Disaster Shelter, The Structural Engineer, June 2007, pp. 25-32. Available from: http://www.istructe.org/thestructuralengineer/abstract.asp?pid=7360
[18] Sphere Project, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, Oxfam GB, 2004.
[19] Shelter after disaster: Strategies for transitional settlement and reconstruction. 2010. New York: United Nations/OCHA.
[20] T. Corsellis and A. Vitale, Transitional settlement: Displaced populations. Oxford: Oxfam GB, 2005.
[21] The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Handbook for Emergencies. 3rd ed., Geneva, 2007.
[22] S. C. Ramón, S. C. Multi criteria analysis in the renewable energy industry. London: Springer, 2011. Available from: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-1-4471-2346-0.pdf
[23] T. Saaty, The analytical hierarchy process. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1980.
[24] S. Sipahi, and M. Timor. The analytic hierarchy process and analytic network process: An overview of applications. Management Decision, 48(5), 2010, pp.775-808. Available from: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/002517410110439 20
[25] E. Onder and S. Dag "Combining Analytical Hierarchy Process and TOPSIS Approaches for Supplier Selection in a Cable Company," Journal of Business, Economics & Finance, vol. 2, issue 2, 2013, pp. 56- 74. Available from: http://dergipark.ulakbim.gov.tr/jbef/article/ download/5000075855/5000070156