Proposal of a multicriteria decision-making approach for the choice between refurbishing or reconstructing an existing building
The choice to refurbish or demolish/rebuild a building requires the analysis of numerous aspects.
This paper highlights the role of the main factors involved and describes the methodological
approach adopted, based on a multi-criteria analysis, for the definition of a decision support
index. The final part presents the results of applying the methodology to a case-study of a school
building, representative of a category of buildings with recurring typological and constructive
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