Cultural significance as a criterion for the conservation of World Heritage.

Pedrosa, Patrícia (2011) Cultural significance as a criterion for the conservation of World Heritage. Masters thesis, Federal University of Pernambuco. [Thesis]

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This dissertation is entitled Cultural significance as a criterion for the conservation of World Heritage and consists of a study on the conservation of the civil heritage architectural of the Historic Centre of Olinda (CHO), State of Pernambuco - Brazil. Their spatial and temporal clippings correspond respectively to the Residential Sector Rigorous (SRR) and the period between the 1970 and 2000. Cultural significance constitutes the central concept of research and its preservation is at the core of contemporary heritage conservation since the 1990s. The research problem is related to the promotion of the architectural interventions in civil set heritage which altering typological and morphological attributes that may be contributing to the loss of urban, architectural, artistic and landscaped values that justified to qualify the site as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1982. Contributes to the problem the fact that the licensing of the architectural project that is not oriented from the perspective of cultural significance. Considering the above, the overall objective defined was to propose a set of criteria for evaluating architectural interventions promoted in all civil architectural heritage based on conservation of cultural significance in order to contribute to the integrated conservation of the Historic Center of Olinda (CHO). The specific objectives defined were: 1) Build a prototype of the Statement of Cultural Significance of the CHO. To bring it into effect, analysis was performed on Documentation Registration of Olinda in the World Heritage Centre (1982) and analysis of transcription of individual qualitative interviews and group applied to the subjects involved in the conservation of the site for knowledge of the values assigned in the present moment and that should guide conservation actions, 2) Discuss concepts of architectural intervention in historic sites and the approach of regulatory instruments that guide the licensing of interventions in the Residential Sector Rigorous; 3) Propose a set of evaluation criteria of the architectural intervention promoted in the SRR for conservation of the cultural significance of the site.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Authors:
AuthorsEmail
Pedrosa, Patríciapatriciapedrosa_@hotmail.com
Languages: Portuguese
Keywords: Cultural Significance; Statement of Cultural Significance; Urban conservation; Cultural Sustainability; World Heritage List; World Cultural Heritage
Subjects: C.ARCHITECTURE > 02. Building typologies
C.ARCHITECTURE > 03. Styles of architecture
C.ARCHITECTURE > 04. Building materials
C.ARCHITECTURE > 07. Decorations and ornaments
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 02. Theory and doctrinal texts
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 05. Sites
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 07. Management
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 08. Monitoring
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 09. Social and economic aspects of conservation
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 28. World Heritage
J.HERITAGE ECONOMICS > 03. Economic values of heritage
J.HERITAGE ECONOMICS > 05. Heritage and sustainable development
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 02. International legislation
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 03. National/Regional legislations
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 05. International organizations
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 07. Inventories
L.PRESENTATION AND TRANSMISSION OF HERITAGE > 04. Public awareness
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 02. World Cultural and Natural Heritage
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 06. Operational guidelines
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 07. Management plan
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 09. Nomination file
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 10. Advisory body
P.GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 01. Americas
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda
UNESCO WHC Number: 189
Number of Pages: 223
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email patriciapedrosa_@hotmail.com
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2012 17:29
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2012 17:29
References: SITES CONSULTED

http://www.unesco.org

http://whc.unesco.org

http://www.icomos.org

http://www.todopatrimonio.com

http://www.getty.edu/conservation

http://www.ufpe.br/mdu

http://www.iphan.gov.br

http://www.ibge.gov.br

http://www.ceci-br.org

http://www.vitruvius.com.br

http://www.aureliopositivo.com.br

URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1054

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