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  1. Vernacular building is the building for ordinary people, constrained by the practicalities of environmental conditions and physical materials, and influenced by traditional culture, but not mediated by profess...

    Authors: Miles Lewis
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545717
  2. Every city has built environments that are largely regarded as eyesores, for aesthetic, social, or moral reasons. Urban nightlife streets are examples of such ‘grimy heritage’. Not only shabby and disorderly, ...

    Authors: James Farrer
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545745
  3. The business success of the most important hotel company in Asia in the 20th century, and therefore of its owners, the Kadoorie Family, is intertwined with the life of the only Spanish architect in the city of Hu...

    Authors: Álvaro Leonardo Pérez
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545741
  4. This article examines the cultural and architectural exchanges between Shanghai and New York in the mid-20th century and their iconic roles as avant-garde global capitals. It considers the cultural and architectu...

    Authors: Rosemary Wakeman
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545743
  5. Over the past two decades, building culture has increasingly caught the attention of the architectural and planning professions. The building culture is to be understood in the broadest sense as the sum of all...

    Authors: Xiaoping Xie and Tobias Krüger
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545726
  6. The relationship between heritage and rural development takes place within the heritage making process. It presents different characteristics of what exists in urban context, especially through the role that c...

    Authors: Alain Bourdin, Tingting Wan and Philippe Delbos
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545725
  7. Sacrificial protection is a kind of active preventive intervention to conserve authentic fabric of architectural heritage, especially surfaces. This paper investigates the term of sacrificial protection and te...

    Authors: Shibing Dai and Yan Zhong
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545734
  8. Transforming industrial heritage will have internal economic and cultural effects and will also catalyse changes in surrounding urban areas. Transforming industrial heritage is therefore an essential part of s...

    Authors: Miao Sun, Zhenyu Li and Lu Huang
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545736
  9. Shanghai’s modern architectural heritage in the 19th and early 20th centuries is an essential aspect of modern Chinese architectural history because of its outstanding characteristics and well-preserved condition...

    Authors: Peng Zhang and Yijiao Yang
    Citation: Built Heritage 2019 3:BF03545731
  10. The Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) recommendation adopted by UNESCO in 2011 provides a holistic approach based on landscape planning principles. It is in line with the International Guidelines for Urban and Te...

    Authors: Eric Huybrechts
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545681
  11. In 2015, the Study of Xi’an Historic Walled City Regeneration Strategy applied the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Approach through experimenting and testing digital technologies following recommended action st...

    Authors: Xi Wang, Feng Han, Xiaozhe Bian and Zhifeng Li
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545683
  12. The 20th century was modernism’s century; a comparatively fleeting moment in which the human race’s transition to an urbanised species created an entirely new geological epoch: the Anthropocene. The existential c...

    Authors: Edward Denison
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545682
  13. International conventions, charters and recommendations tend to follow trends and are generally reactive to contemporary circumstances; the debates on urban heritage are no exception. These texts need to be re...

    Authors: Michael Turner
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545679

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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
Guest Editors: Dr Chris J. Whitman, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK; Lui Tam, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK; Prof Oriel Prizeman, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK

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