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  1. Jaén is one of the most important cities in the northern highlands of Peru due to its strategic location, commerce, and agricultural activities. Jaén has more than 185 thousand inhabitants, of which 48% live i...

    Authors: Floiran Peña-Huaman, Diego Sifuentes-Rivera and Cristian Yarasca-Aybar
    Citation: Built Heritage 2022 6:2
  2. The most obvious characteristics of the Ming Great Wall are external masonry walls made of natural stones, bricks and lime mortars. According to the chemical and mineralogical compositions of the original bedd...

    Authors: Tanja Dettmering and Shibing Dai
    Citation: Built Heritage 2022 6:1
  3. Recently, many cultural aspects of some African countries have been in danger of being lost due to cultural disruptions, nonadaptive construction techniques and a lack of adequate conservation systems and stra...

    Authors: Oussouby Sacko
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:26
  4. For more than a decade, a wide range of Spanish case studies, relating especially to rural inner or abandoned sites and areas, have been analysed by the authors as part of different research projects linked wi...

    Authors: Camilla Mileto, Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares, Valentina Cristini and Lidía García Soriano
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:24
  5. In research and policies, the identification of trends as well as emerging topics and topics in decline is an important source of information for both academic and innovation management. Since at present polic...

    Authors: Sander Münster, Ronja Utescher and Selda Ulutas Aydogan
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:25
  6. Contemporary architecture seems to turn its back on the past in terms of the raw materials taken from the environment, their transformation into building components and the way they are assembled to create bui...

    Authors: Sebastien Moriset, Bakonirina Rakotomamonjy and David Gandreau
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:19
  7. Vernacular earthen architecture presents a series of relevant conservation challenges that involve designing solutions for different kinds of alterations and degradations. Other challenges of a social nature s...

    Authors: Jorge Tomasi and Julieta Barada
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:13
  8. The application of digital technologies has greatly improved the efficiency of cultural heritage documentation and the diversity of heritage information. Yet the adequate incorporation of cultural, intangible,...

    Authors: Jane-Heloise Nancarrow, Chen Yang and Jing Yang
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:11
  9. Today, the concept of built heritage authenticity is a projection screen for conflicting demands and thus a ‘contested field’. Short-sighted readings started to drag the concept behind different ill-considered tr...

    Authors: Mohammed Awadh Jasim, Laura Hanks and Katharina Borsi
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:10
  10. America’s first documented wooden covered bridge was erected at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1805. Hundreds were constructed within two decades and at least 10,000 by the later 1800s. As settlers moved West, ...

    Authors: Ronald G. Knapp
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:9
  11. With the growing trend towards preserving global architectural heritage, the adaptive reuse of built heritage buildings is becoming increasingly popular; as commentators have noted, this popularity can in part...

    Authors: Yuan Li, Long Zhao, Jingxiong Huang and Andrew Law
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:6
  12. The Shanghai East China Electric Power Building, which was completed in 1988, is widely accepted as one of the first postmodern high-rise buildings in Shanghai. Based on articles published in mass media and pr...

    Authors: Jiawei Liu and Xiahong Hua
    Citation: Built Heritage 2021 5:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in Built Heritage 2021 5:3

  13. From the 1950s to the 1990s, China underwent a significant transformation of its political system and economy, from socialism to rapid development after the reform and opening up. In the 1980s and 1990s, to me...

    Authors: Shulan Fu and Panpan Jin
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Built Heritage 2020 4:17

  14. Digital technologies are increasingly used in the interpretation and presentation process at cultural heritage sites, shifting the manner of heritage display from previous ways, which tended to be monolithic a...

    Authors: Ying Liu
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:14
  15. In 2017 a group of conservators-restorers conducted a conservation-science study of the materials used in the construction of Josef Frank’s main work, the Villa Beer (1930) in Vienna-Hietzing, and of the build...

    Authors: Ivo B. Hammer
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:12
  16. Since the establishment of treaty ports in the mid-19th century, the urban development of many Chinese cities, and notably of Shanghai, has been heavily influenced by global economic flows and global urban and...

    Authors: Kaiyi Zhu and Carola M. Hein
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:11
  17. Essentially unknown in the rest of the world and only recently appreciated in China, the globally significant 3000+ ‘corridor bridges’ (langqiao) in China far outnumber the better-known ‘covered bridges’ found in...

    Authors: Ronald G. Knapp, Terry E. Miller and Jie Liu
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:10
  18. This article examines what is being promoted about Tianjin’s rich heritage through its tourism and heritage practices. An industrial city traditionally known for its crafts and gastronomy, Tianjin has graduall...

    Authors: Bruno Chauffert-Yvart, Françoise Ged, Yue Lu, Christine Mengin and Émilie Rousseau
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:9
  19. In the original publication of this article (Quintero et al., 2020) the family name of the last author is incorrect. The correct family name of the last author should be Barazzetti rather than Barazetti. The o...

    Authors: Mario Santana Quintero, Reem Awad and Luigi Barazzetti
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:8

    The original article was published in Built Heritage 2020 4:6

  20. The current application of digital workflows for the understanding, promotion and participation in the conservation of heritage sites involves several technical challenges and should be governed by serious eth...

    Authors: Mario Santana Quintero, Reem Awad and Luigi Barazzetti
    Citation: Built Heritage 2020 4:6

    The Correction to this article has been published in Built Heritage 2020 4:8

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20th-Century Built Heritage of Health: Challenges and Opportunities 
Guest Editor: Christina Malathouni, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Industrial heritage sites and mega-events: An opportunity for urban redevelopment and social change?
Guest Editors: Florence Graezer Bideau, College of Humanities and Section of Architecture, EPFL, Switzerland; Anne-Marie Broudehoux, École du Design, UQAM, Canada                                                 

Historical Monuments for Countryside Conservation in Hong Kong and Its Surrounding Areas
Guest Editors: Sidney Cheung, Dept. of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; Thomas Chung, School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Global Climate Change and Built Heritage
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