RECYCLING VERSUS REDEVELOPMENT - buildings

 
ADVANTAGES OF RECYCLING


Recycling old buildings for public housing can offer a number of advantages including: There are various types of recycled and "infill" housing used in the Woolloomooloo redevelopment scheme. The Department also completed a recycling program which included "infill" housing consisting of attractive sympathetic architecture where the original buildings were too derelict for renovation.

DISADVANTAGES OF RECYCLING

Although recycling is a popular option it does suffer from a number of disadvantages: The most important example of large scale recycling in Australia was the Glebe Estate.