publication . Article . 2019

Infill projects and sustainable land use in heritage zones: how to reconcile competing interest sets

Ewa Stachura;
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  • Published: 18 Jun 2019 Journal: Vitruvio: International Journal of Architectural Technology and Sustainability (issn: 2444-9091, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • Country: Spain
[EN] Sustainability and heritage are inextricably linked. Heritage conservation helps to build and maintain cultural identity and social cohesion of the city community, especially amongst indigenous residents. Heritage zones in European cities and towns over time have suffered destruction and undesirable urban transitions that alter or remove heritage urban fabric. While architecture and urban heritage aims are generally to promote infill development that retains the integrity of the original structure, communities tend to argue for social values that emphasise the retention of vacant land even if it was originally part of the heritage-built form. Hence, the aim...
free text keywords: infill projects, land use, heritage zones, sustainability, Raciborz, Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, TD1-1066, Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings, TH845-895
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