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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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

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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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