Conservation of Architectural Heritage

Conservation of Architectural Heritage

Author: Dean Hawkes

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030108717

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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History is one of the main aspects that shapes a country’s culture and leaves its traces on the built environment in the form of an architectural heritage. Such a heritage records the existence of humans, their past endeavours and in doing so preserves their cultures and traditions for future generations and contributes to the formation of their identities by acting as an inspiration for their architectural achievements. From this perspective, conservation of architectural heritage becomes important to both current and future architectural endeavours. This book discusses several topics of great importance and relevance to the conservation of worldwide architectural heritage. From historic cities and cultural landscapes to some of the largest archaeological sites in the world, conserving such a legacy is a challenging task that requires commitment, effort and international cooperation that this book proves possible. The book has an abundance of information that undoubtedly covers major areas in the field of architecture heritage. It discusses the challenges faced in the field and demonstrates the importance of such an undertaking to individuals, communities, and cities’ identity all over the world. It also highlights the role of individuals and organizations in the precise and complex process of conserving architectural heritage.
Conservation of Architectural Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Dean Hawkes, Hocine Bougdah, Federica Rosso, Nicola Cavalagli, Mahmoud Yousef M. Ghoneem, Chaham Alalouch, Nabil Mohareb
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-26 - Publisher: Springer

History is one of the main aspects that shapes a country’s culture and leaves its traces on the built environment in the form of an architectural heritage. Such a heritage records the existence of humans, their past endeavours and in doing so preserves their cultures and traditions for future generations
Authenticity in Architectural Heritage Conservation
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Katharina Weiler, Niels Gutschow
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-01 - Publisher: Springer

The book contributes to a recontextualization of authenticity by investigating how this value is created, reenacted, and assigned. Over the course of the last century, authenticity figured as the major parameter for the evaluation of cultural heritage. It was adopted in local and international charters and guidelines on architectural conservation
Urban and Architectural Heritage Conservation within Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Dr. Kabila Hmood
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-03 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Urban and Architectural Heritage within Sustainability is interested in the cities of the future, which must tie together the past, present, and future through an advanced connective chain that meets all humans' requirements in any era. This book attempts to answer many questions, such as what is urban conservation? How
The Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Giorgio Croci
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-14 - Publisher: WIT Press

Structural analysis of architectural heritage is a new and growing branch of engineering. Knowledge of the history of architecture, material characteristics, instruments and techniques for investigations, diagnosis and restoration are all vital aspects for the correct understanding of structural behaviour and the ability to make correct decisions for repair and
Saving Our Architectural Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: N. S. Baer, R. Snethlage
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-04-03 - Publisher: John Wiley & Son Limited

It has become obvious that public policy will play a critical role in determining what portion of our architectural heritage will be passed on to future generations and what portion will be lost to deterioration, development, and natural hazards. In developed nations, as much as 10% of the built environment