International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Green Adaptive Re-use in Industrial Heritage Sites Based on Integrity (Case Study: Rey Cement Factory)
Shilan Amirashayeri, Mojtaba Ansari, Mohammad Javad Mahdavinejad

Aims: Industrial buildings, as cultural heritage, are facing destruction due to changes in their framework, economic, social, environmental, and cultural aspects. Each industrial complex requires a unique approach to renewable and redesign, based on local aesthetic and architectural characteristics. The Leipzig Charter, which promotes integrated urban development and green adaptive reuse, can be used in revitalization projects to protect integrity and address issues. The Ray Cement Factory, a valuable architectural symbol, has become an abandoned site due to its closure. Reviving these industrial complexes can be achieved through redesigning their landscape with an emphasis on integrity and industrial heritage values. This article aims to provide solutions for revitalizing Iran's industrial heritage using sustainability indicators, based on the Leipzig Charter. Methods: In this article, the research methodology is a case study and combined strategies. Findings: The results of this study have revealed that activity is the most critical factor for maintaining space's alive and gives meaning to them. The combination of structure and meaning will be revitalized along activities which absorb the population, but on the contrary, it will be considered a threat to the place. Conclusion: The results and solutions presented in this study can be an instructor to green adaptive reuse which can contribute to the development of social, economic, cultural and environmental sustainability in interact with contemporary architecture heritage and industrial architecture heritage sites.

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