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  • Public Trust in Stewardship and Public Service

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    ensure that heritage will be able to be passed on to future generations. This essay will examine how preservation and interpretation of both tangible and intangible heritage build public trust in museums, archives and historic places. It will examine preservation, administration and visitor policies that encourage and maintain public trust. Before discussing public trust, this essay will define key terms used in the subsequent discussion: conservation, preservation, tangible heritage and intangible

  • Youre choice

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    celebrated. Investments in heritage properties are beneficial when the special qualities of a particular site and its locational advantages are experienced by the public (Does Adaptive Reuse pay). This can be best taken advantage of through adaptive re-use. Considerate evaluation the potential of the space encourages the improvement of property and strengthens its non-renewable heritage value. A sustainable stimulation of tourism can be achieved through site interaction. Many heritage properties in Ottawa

  • Social And Cultural Challenges: Conserving Modern Architecture Heritage?

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    Conserving Modern Architecture Heritage The preservation of modern architecture brings new challenges to the conservation of the building. These challenges refer not only to the technical problems, like the functionality of the building, the materials, the lack of maintenance; but also with relation to the social and cultural importance of the building. The importance of modern architecture, however, does not lie only on its materials, but also in the way architects overcame problems during the years

  • Rehabilitation of Urban Fabric

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    about urban fabric or urban heritage, what comes to the thoughts of most people are generally "monuments", i.e. all types of religious buildings, churches, temples, palaces, castles, fortresses, historic city walls and gates and other sorts of institutional configurations. This understanding often eliminates historic residential zones and historic city centers which equally symbolize the rich urban character. Moreover, there may even be non-tangible features of urban heritage, for instance customs and

  • Recommendation On The HUL Approach

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    holistically integrate heritage conservation and sustainable development of historic urban landscapes. The HUL Approach perceives cities as both carriers of collective memory, meaning, architectural and artistic achievements, and also as dynamic organisms that continuously evolve (Bandarin & van Oers, 2012). Recognizing heritage as a resource to the city and its communities, both intangible and tangible components, the HUL approach is aiming to support the perception of heritage as a driving force for

  • Maintenance Management Systems for Malaysian Heritage Buildings

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    Heritage buildings as described by Feilden (2000) are “buildings that give us a sense of wonder and make us want to know more about people and culture that produce it”. A more elaborate definition was made by Kamal and Harun (2002) where they defined them as buildings built in the past which have high historical and architectural values and require continuous care and protection to preserve their historical, architectural, aesthetic, archaeological, spiritual, social, political and economic values

  • World Heritage Inscription Process and Skellig Michael

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    Criterion IV applies to sites which are ‘an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history’ (UNESCO & ICPWCNH, 2013). According to World Heritage Ireland, Skellig Michael is ‘one of the most daring architectural expressions of early Irish monasticism’ (2013) particularly because of the hermitage built on a narrow ledge near the top of the island. There are numerous other architectural and

  • Impact of Cultural Heritage on Bryce Courtenay and Ernest Hemingway

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    Impact of Cultural Heritage on Bryce Courtenay and Ernest Hemingway Throughout the world, there are many diverse cultures, each of these distinct cultures have different backgrounds, rituals and practices. These cultures have a profound effect on the minds of their inhabitants. It's a person's culture which effects their thoughts, beliefs and their outlook upon life. It doesn't matter where you are from or where you go to, you always have a piece of your culture with you wherever you are

  • Heritage Tourism

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    This piece of work focuses on the role of heritage as a London tourism product. The 1983 National Heritage Conference defined heritage as: ‘that which a past generation has preserved and handed on to the present and which a significant group of population wishes to hand on to the future’ (Hewison, 1989, p.6). As not all countries are not able to sell ‘sun, sea and sand’ as their main tourism product, subsequently they have to sell history or culture. Some tourists and visitors when travelling to

  • Importance Of Conservation Of Historical Buildings

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    according to circumstances consist of preservation, adaptation, reconstruction and restoration (Zalina, 2005). According to International Council on Monuments and Site or ICOMOS (1987) conservation is a process which leads to the continuation of life of cultural property and for its utilization now and in the future. It is also to recall a sense of the past and to conserve, as much as possible the original condition or situation of obtainable fabric. In addition it is also referring to the support of the