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Conservation and sustainability in historic cities / Dennis Rodwell.

By: Rodwell, Dennis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishing, 2007Description: ix, 262 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781405126564 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405126566 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Architecture -- Conservation and restoration | Sustainable architecture | Historic preservation | Cultural property -- Protection | Urban renewal | Architecture -- Conservation et restauration | Architecture durable | Patrimoine historique | Biens culturels -- Protection | Rénovation urbaineDDC classification: 720.288 ROD Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Conservation : background -- Urban planning context -- Sustainability : background -- Conservation : international initiatives and directions -- Conservation : United Kingdom position and directions -- Sustainable cities and urban initiatives -- Managing world heritage cities : United Kingdom -- Managing historic cities : the bottom-up approach -- The coincidence between conservation and sustainability -- The challenge and the opportunity.
Summary: Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural conservation and how its perceived relevance and level of attainment can be extended when harnessed to wider agendas of sustainability and cultural identity. It tests the achievement of urban conservation through examples from across Europe and further afield and relates them to the sustainability agenda.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-250) and index.

Conservation : background -- Urban planning context -- Sustainability : background -- Conservation : international initiatives and directions -- Conservation : United Kingdom position and directions -- Sustainable cities and urban initiatives -- Managing world heritage cities : United Kingdom -- Managing historic cities : the bottom-up approach -- The coincidence between conservation and sustainability -- The challenge and the opportunity.

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural conservation and how its perceived relevance and level of attainment can be extended when harnessed to wider agendas of sustainability and cultural identity. It tests the achievement of urban conservation through examples from across Europe and further afield and relates them to the sustainability agenda.

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