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  1. Over the last 25 years the conservation of 20th-century heritage has developed into a distinct area of practice, catalysed by the efforts of dedicated international and local interest groups and the forward think...

    Authors: Susan MacDonald, Sheridan Burke, Sara Lardinois and Chandler McCoy
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545694
  2. Different global assertions have recently been made prohibiting the mono approach of decision-makers in formulating heritage conservation policies, due to many unfavourable touristic and political implications...

    Authors: Mohammed Awadh Jasim, Laura Hanks and Katharina Borsi
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545704
  3. This paper analyses the decorative polychrome painting of architectural members (caihua) that has survived in the Hall of Mental Cultivation (Yangxindian) in the Forbidden City, Beijing. Beginning with the Yongzh...

    Authors: Hong Yang, Jiawei Xie and Lifang Ji
    Citation: Built Heritage 2018 2:BF03545700
  4. According to the World Heritage Convention, rural landscapes are evolving cultural landscapes and their heritage and management is a major international concern. The proposal of UNESCO World Heritage Sustainab...

    Authors: Lin Zhang and William Stewart
    Citation: Built Heritage 2017 1:BF03545656
  5. This paper studies the contemporary attempts of Japanese Machizukuri, Citizens Collaborative Community Improvement and Management, and their socio-cultural meanings in order to shed light on the sustainable plann...

    Authors: Takashi Ariga
    Citation: Built Heritage 2017 1:BF03545675
  6. This paper argues that modern conservation concepts, as portrayed in documents like the Venice Charter, have led to the ‘secularisation’ of built heritage. The term ‘secularisation’ is used to describe the ove...

    Authors: Gamini Wijesuriya
    Citation: Built Heritage 2017 1:BF03545659
  7. 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 join...

    Authors: Christian Renfer
    Citation: Built Heritage 2017 1:BF03545670
  8. An insight into the shared history of built heritage and urban development along the 20th century reveals different attempts to solve the dialectic conflict between conservation and modernisation from the discipl...

    Authors: Plácido González Martínez
    Citation: Built Heritage 2017 1:BF03545666

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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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