Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Definitions: Conservation and Sustainability.
1 Conservation: Background.
2 Urban Planning Context.
3 Sustainability: Background.
4 Conservation: International Initiatives and Directions.
5 Conservation: United Kingdom Position and Directions.
6 Sustainable Cities and Urban Initiatives.
7 Managing World Heritage Cities: United Kingdom.
8 Managing Historic Cities: The Bottom-Up Approach.
9 The Coincidence Between Conservation and Sustainability.
10 The Challenge and the Opportunity.
* Summarises the weaknesses in current philosophy and practice in urban conservation
* Provides practical advice for administrators and practitioners in the field of the historic environment and sustainable urban development
* Features case studies from across Europe
* Author has extensive practical experience in building and urban conservation
'Provides a rounded discussion of sustainability, urban conservation and cultural identity, highlighting the links between them and ending with summary of the challenges and opportunities' Context
'The book makes a well argued, balanced case for fresh thinking about historic cities and their cultural and social roles beyond tourism assets.' Cornerstone
'A useful resource to both students and professionals' Construction History Society Newsletter