publication . Article . 2016

Re-thinking the validity of the past. Deconstructing what authenticity and integrity mean to the fruition of cultural heritage

García-Esparza, Juan Antonio;
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  • Published: 21 Jun 2016 Journal: Vitruvio: International Journal of Architectural Technology and Sustainability (issn: 2444-9091, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • Country: Spain
[EN] There is a lively ongoing debate on Critical Heritage Studies and the Authorised Heritage Discourse, but quite a few authors have viewed the issue from a canonical perspective where the wider Cultural Built Heritage visual experience is assessed and valued in relation with authenticity and integrity. The terms static authenticity and dynamic authenticity appear in this text as dependent on heritage connectivity. Two main arguments are developed in this study. Firstly, a general overview of the context is proposed in order to understand the vernacular internationally. Secondly, the article offers an inside view intended to provide an accurate interpretation ...
free text keywords: Critical heritage studies, static authenticity, dynamic authenticity, integrity, abandoned landscapes, Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, TD1-1066, Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings, TH845-895
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