Facilities age and deteriorate. Houses, such as the Cushman home shown here, may be damaged or destroyed by fire, accident or natural causes such as wind or lightning. Others houses, business, and facilities are neglected, and fall into disrepair without adequate maintenance. Even though some of these may have historical signifance and many have sentimental value, it is sometimes necessary to demolish, rebuild or repurpose the facility.
The examples of change covered in this section, Practicality, deal with unintentional change resulting from unexpected causes or financial exigencies. Although the examples shown below could be in Changing Faces or an Evolving Campus, it seems appropriate to include theme here since the motive and goals for change are unique.
Impact of Fire, Damage, Financial Exigency and Age
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