Steps taken in preservation of traditional identity in Beijing

Bo, Shen (1987) Steps taken in preservation of traditional identity in Beijing. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 174-180. [Book Section]

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Abstract (in English)

Beijing, a world famous cultural city, had been built as capitals for many dynasties since 1151. With outstanding central axis franked by grid patterned residential quarters, this old city has its unique feature. It is a masterpiece in the world urban planning history and is a crystallization of the experiences of Chinese urban development over thousands of years.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors:
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Bo, ShenUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: town; town planning; preservation; cultural identity
Subjects: D.URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 12. Historic towns and villages
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Beijing, China
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2011 17:19
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2011 17:19
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/696

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