Heritage as the beginning of developing sustainable tourism and constructing local identity: Exemplified by a Cultural Project, “Old House with New Life,” in a Historical City of Taiwan

Wu, Ping-Sheng and Yen, Shih-Hua (2011) Heritage as the beginning of developing sustainable tourism and constructing local identity: Exemplified by a Cultural Project, “Old House with New Life,” in a Historical City of Taiwan. In: ICOMOS 17th General Assembly, 2011-11-27 / 2011-12-02, Paris, France. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Abstract (in English)

Focusing on the “Old House with New Life” project, this paper discussed its impacts on the cultural heritage and tourism development in Tainan City of Taiwan. First, we described the urban transformation of Tainan. Then, we introduced this project and validated the importance of this cultural project in developing sustainable tourism and constructing local identity.

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Authors:
AuthorsEmail
Wu, Ping-Shengpswu@mail.ncku.edu.tw
Yen, Shih-Huayenshihhua@gmail.com
Languages: English
Keywords: urban areas; urban environment; urban fabric; urban fabric analysis; historic buildings; built heritage; re-use; cultural identity; enhancement; rehabilitation ; values; development; sustainable development; regeneration; old houses; historic houses; architectural projects; taiwan
Subjects: D.URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
D.URBANISM > 04. Rehabilitation
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 09. Social and economic aspects of conservation
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 26. Habitations urbaines
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 04. Sustainable tourism
P.GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 04. Asia and Pacific islands
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Tainan City, Taiwan
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2011, 17th
Depositing User: Mrs Lucile Smirnov
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 10:09
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 10:09
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URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1296

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