Conserving the relevance of heritage: corrective actions for sustainable historical fabric of the Arab city

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Abdelmonem, MG;
  • Publisher: University of Birmingham

Traditional quarters represent a valuable cultural and economic asset in the contemporary city, for which conservation policies are developed. Between the urban fabric, architectural character and the human asset, traditional quarters exhibit their distinctiveness and a... View more
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