Impact of land tenure transformation on physical development of Drum-Tower Muslim District, Xi'an, China

Hongyan, Li (2005) Impact of land tenure transformation on physical development of Drum-Tower Muslim District, Xi'an, China. 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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The paper is based on a case study in Xi’an Drum-Tower Muslim District. With historical transformation, the growth of population, changing family structure and size, changing ownership or users rights, land subdivision happens very often. This has caused many social and physical disturbances in the area. This paper emphasizes on the impact of land tenure transformation on changing physical development in the area. The objective is to find out land tenure transformation process and its influence on the physical development in the Drum-Tower Muslim District, Xi’an, China. Certainly, research findings should not be the end. The development aim is to discover problems and to generate new ideas to achieve better development and improved livelihood.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Hongyan, Li
Languages: English
Keywords: historic district; setting; urban development; land tenure; living condition; public space; housing
Subjects: D.URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
D.URBANISM > 01. Generalities
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 12. Historic towns and villages
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Drum-Tower Muslim District, Xi'an, China
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2005, 15th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2010 10:37
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2011 19:14
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