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Industrial heritage sites in transformation : clash of discourses /

by Oevermann, Heike; Mieg, Harald A. (Harald Alard).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge studies in heritage ; 6.Description: vi, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415745284 (hbk); 0415745284 (hbk); .Subject(s): Historic industrial sites | Historic preservation | Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration | Industrial sites | City planning | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban | ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use PlanningSummary: "The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges--not only through the known conflicts between monument preservation and contemporary architecture, but also with the increasing demand for economic urban development by reusing the built heritage of former industrial sites. This book explores the conservation and change of industrial heritage sites in transformation, presenting and examining ten European and Asian case studies. The interdisciplinary approach of the book connects a diversity of rationales and discourses, including monument protection, World Heritage conventions, urban regeneration, urban planning and design, architecture, and politics. This is the first book to deepen the understanding of industrial heritage site management as a networked, multi-dimensional task involving diverse social agents and societal discourses. "-- Provided by publisher.
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"The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges--not only through the known conflicts between monument preservation and contemporary architecture, but also with the increasing demand for economic urban development by reusing the built heritage of former industrial sites. This book explores the conservation and change of industrial heritage sites in transformation, presenting and examining ten European and Asian case studies. The interdisciplinary approach of the book connects a diversity of rationales and discourses, including monument protection, World Heritage conventions, urban regeneration, urban planning and design, architecture, and politics. This is the first book to deepen the understanding of industrial heritage site management as a networked, multi-dimensional task involving diverse social agents and societal discourses. "-- Provided by publisher.

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