Heritage Planning: Principles and Process (Hardback)
  • Heritage Planning: Principles and Process (Hardback)

Heritage Planning: Principles and Process (Hardback)

Hardback 344 Pages / Published: 02/12/2014
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Heritage Planning: Principles and Process provides a comprehensive overview of heritage planning as an area of professional practice. The book first addresses the context and principles of heritage planning, including land-use law, planning practice, and international heritage doctrine, all set within the framework of larger societal issues such as sustainability and ethics. The book then takes readers through the pragmatic processes of heritage practice including collecting data, identifying community opinion, determining heritage significance, the best practices and methods of creating a conservation plan, and managing change.

Heritage Planning recognizes changing approaches to heritage conservation, particularly the shift from the conservation of physical fabric to the present emphasis on retaining values, associations and stories that historic places hold for their communities. The transition has affected the practice of heritage planning and is important for those in the field.

It is essential reading for both professionals that manage change within the built environment and students of heritage conservation and historic preservation.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138017917
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 1136 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 28 mm


"[I]t is worth the investment of time to read this well-written and engaging historic account and to draw inspiration and insight from the challneges encountered in shaping our collective understanding of significance." - Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Amalia Leifeste, Clemson University/College of Charleston, USA

"Organized in a straightforward and accessible manner, with handsome illustrations and a generous use of real-life examples, it provides a clear overview of how to manage change at historic places. With its focus on built heritage, it will appeal particularly to architects and planners" - Montira Horayangura Unakul, UNESCO in Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review

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