Environmental protection of cultural heritage sites in the progress of building an international metropolis

Xiejun, Chen (2005) Environmental protection of cultural heritage sites in the progress of building an international metropolis. In: 15th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium: ‘Monuments and sites in their setting - conserving cultural heritage in changing townscapes and landscapes’, 17 – 21 oct 2005, Xi'an, China. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Abstract (in English)

As a metropolis well-known for its history and culture, Shanghai boasts a civilization that is dated back to 6,000 years ago. Originally a small fishing village, this modern metropolis has experienced a long-time evolution, where cultural heritage sites of various periods and their environments have constituted the important part of the City. These sites not only reflect a clear clue of cultural development, but also showcase the unique spirit of the City. In the progress of building up the image of a international metropolis, the local government has made out a special system and measures to preserved the cultural heritage sites and their environments besides making appropriate use of them.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Authors:
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Xiejun, ChenUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: metropolis; protection of cultural heritage; environmental protection; town planning; sustainable development; setting; international cooperation
Subjects: D.URBANISM > 03. Town and country planning
D.URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 01. Generalities
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Shanghai, China
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2005, 15th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2010 09:06
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2011 19:14
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/273

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