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Considerations of a Swiss Monument Preservationist during a Visit to Traditional Villages in China: The Yunnan Shaxi Rehabilitation Project as an Opportunity

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The article elaborates the thoughts and recommendations from a Swiss monument preservationist view point towards the issues and developments of rural cultural landscapes in China, with case studies on the joint Swiss-Chinese Rehabilitation Project of Shaxi, and the traditional villages in the provinces of Guizhou and Guangxi.

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Renfer, C. Considerations of a Swiss Monument Preservationist during a Visit to Traditional Villages in China: The Yunnan Shaxi Rehabilitation Project as an Opportunity. Built Heritage 1, 57–66 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03545670

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Keywords

  • Shaxi Rehabilitation Project
  • cultural landscape preservation
  • spatial planning
  • Chinese village