Home makeovers

Will your bed lie where the water cooler once stood?

5:54 min
  • Repurposing work and commercial spaces into housing may be better for the environment than building from scratch, but it has costs for property owners.
  • A government-commissioned report lists key obstacles to these conversions.
  • At a mall where foot traffic is down by 50% since the pandemic, architect Rahel Belatchew tells us whether, one day, it might make suitable housing.