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Very Special Places : The Architecture and economics of Intervening in Historic cities.

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"Culture in sustainable development"

The protection of cultural heritage is an essential part of protecting a sense of identity. It underlines the present as a link from a well-defined past to a future. This essay focused on the built environment, specifically the living historic cities, not the conservation of monuments and archaeological sites. More focus will be given to the living cities of the developing world, where the challenge of protecting the heritage is greater. Intervening in these special places requires a combination of skills of a philosophy that simultaneously honors the past, celebrates the present, and invents the future. It will require sound policy, effective participation, innovative institutional arrangements, and public-private partnerships. Above all, it will require the mobilization of considerable investments, targeted specifically to the rejuvenation of these very special places.

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Author(s):
Ismail Serageldin
Condition:
Used: very good
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180 mm x 260 mm 184 g
Edition:
2002 2nd ed.
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
58
Publisher:
World Bank / Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Title:
Very Special Places :

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"Culture in sustainable development"

The protection of cultural heritage is an essential part of protecting a sense of identity. It underlines the present as a link from a well-defined past to a future. This essay focused on the built environment, specifically the living historic cities, not the conservation of monuments and archaeological sites. More focus will be given to the living cities of the developing world, where the challenge of protecting the heritage is greater. Intervening in these special places requires a combination of skills of a philosophy that simultaneously honors the past, celebrates the present, and invents the future. It will require sound policy, effective participation, innovative institutional arrangements, and public-private partnerships. Above all, it will require the mobilization of considerable investments, targeted specifically to the rejuvenation of these very special places.

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Author(s):
Ismail Serageldin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
180 mm x 260 mm 184 g
Edition:
2002 2nd ed.
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
58
Publisher:
World Bank / Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Title:
Very Special Places :

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