A Monument of Dual Parentage: The Preservation of the Historic City Centre of Galle, Sri Lanka

De Vos, Ashley (1987) A Monument of Dual Parentage: The Preservation of the Historic City Centre of Galle, Sri Lanka. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 23-30. [Book Section]

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Abstract (in English)

The Historic City Centre of Galle, Ca~lete with fourteen bastions is unique and is still the best preserved, fortified city of the colonial period in South and South-East Asia. It will be preserved as a living monument, permitting the residents to live a contemporary life style while preserving the atmosphere, the scale and the Street-Scapes of the original monument.

Item Type: Book Section
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De Vos, AshleyUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: historic town centre; fortifications; conservation; management; World Heritage List
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 05. Sites
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 07. Management
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 13. Historic town centres
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 03. World Heritage List
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications, Sri Lanka
UNESCO WHC Number: 451
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2011 08:56
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2011 08:58
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/676

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