The main planning strategies of conserving the settings of the large-scale sites in the process of rapid urbanization in China

Chen, Tongbin (2005) The main planning strategies of conserving the settings of the large-scale sites in the process of rapid urbanization in 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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Abstract (in English)

The Large-scale Sites is the national level cultural resources of China with extraordinary cultural signification, and its setting is the major element in the sites' signification. The setting have compact relations in terms of the landform and land appearance, ecological environment, local social and economic development of the heritage sites,and have the essential significance in the labors for achieving the objective of the harmonious relationship between protection and social development. Therefore, base on the analysis of Large-scale Sites' setting, this paper aims at the primary issues of the protection in the setting of Large-scale Sites in China in the rapid process of urbanization with lack of resource, emphasizes establishing the series strategies of management, harmonious society, ecological environment and landscape aesthetics, embrace: the guide of the process of urbanization, the modulation of land-use character, the control of capacity of ecology and population, the regulation of economy configuration, the system plan of cities and towns, the classification of buffer zone, the adoption of ecological protection, etc. In order to conservation of the setting and enhancement of the effectiveness and feasibility of conservation of the setting of the major national level cultural resources under the guideline of harmonious development society, the paper also suggested that the conservation master plan of the major heritages must bring into city master plan and the system plan of towns.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Chen, Tongbin
Languages: English
Keywords: historic sites; settings; urbanization; master planning; town and country planning; legal protection; protection of environment
Subjects: D.URBANISM > 03. Town and country planning
G.DETERIORATION > 02. Causes of deterioration
D.URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 11. Legal protection and Administration
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2005, 15th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2010 17:02
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2023 15:25

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