publication . Article . Other literature type . 2020

Reforming Housing Policies for the Sustainability of Historic Cities in the Post-COVID Time: Insights from the Atlas World Heritage

Ahmadreza Shirvani Dastgerdi; Giuseppe De Luca; Carlo Francini;
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  • Published: 27 Dec 2020 Journal: Sustainability, volume 13, issue 174 (issn: 2071-1050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
In recent years, finding affordable housing has been a notable challenge for the residents of historic cities in Europe. This paper aims to develop a novel vision for improving housing policies in the post-COVID time to moderate the long-lasting issue of affordable housing in historic cities. The research was developed based on the findings of the Atlas World Heritage in 2019. In this project, five European Art Cities, namely Florence, Edinburgh, Bordeaux, Porto, and Santiago de Compostela, discussed their common management challenges through the shared learning method. Focusing on the case study of Florence and using a mixed-method, we collected data through th...
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free text keywords: historic cities, housing policies, tourism management, sustainable urban planning, Atlas World Heritage, COVID-19 pandemic, Historic cities; Housing policies; Tourism management; Sustainable urban planning; Atlas World Heritage; COVID-19 pandemic, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, lcsh:Environmental effects of industries and plants, lcsh:TD194-195, lcsh:Renewable energy sources, lcsh:TJ807-830, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350, Affordable housing, Rural area, Political science, Cultural heritage, Economic growth, Sustainability, Sustainable tourism, Tourism, Accommodation, business.industry, business, Hospitality management studies
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Rural Digital Europe
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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1. Pedersen, A. Managing Tourism at World Heritage Sites: A Practical Manual for World Heritage Site Managers; UNESCO World Heritage Centre: Paris, France, 2002.

2. Di Giovine, M.A. The Heritage-scape: UNESCO, World Heritage, and Tourism; Lexington Books: Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2008; ISBN 9781461662662.

3. Bandarin, F. World Heritage: Challenges for the Millennium; UNESCO World Heritage Centre Paris: Paris, France, 2007.

4. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Specifying the Significance of Historic Sites in Heritage Planning. Conserv. Sci. Cult. Herit. 2018, 18, 29-39.

5. Dastgerdi, A.S.; Sargolini, M.; Allred, S.B.; Chatrchyan, A.; Drescher, M.; DeGeer, C. Participatory Climate Change Adaptation in Cultural Landscapes: Insights from Cinque Terre and Wellesley. Sustainability 2021.

6. Heras, V.C.; Moscoso Cordero, M.S.; Wijffels, A.; Tenze, A.; Jaramillo Paredes, D.E. Heritage values: Towards a holistic and participatory management approach. J. Cult. Herit. Manag. Sustain. Dev. 2019, 9, 199-211.

7. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Strengthening the city's reputation in the age of cities: An insight in the city branding theory. City Territ. Archit. 2019, 6, 1-7.

8. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Boosting city image for creation of a certain city brand. Geogr. Pannonica 2019, 23, 23-31.

9. Seraphin, H.; Yallop, A.C.; Capatîna, A.; Gowreesunkar, V.G. Heritage in tourism organisations' branding strategy: The case of a post-colonial, post-conflict and post-disaster destination. Int. J. Cult. Tour. Hosp. Res. 2018, 12, 89-105. [OpenAIRE]

10. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Improving Cultural Heritage Policy for the Preservation of Historic Minority Quarters. Int. J. Minor. Gr. Rights 2019, 26, 1-17.

11. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Religious differences and radical spatial transformations in historic urban landscapes. Conserv. Sci. Cult. Herit. 2019, 19, 1-13.

12. World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO Tourism Highlights: 2017 Edition; World Tourism Organization (UNWTO): Madrid, Spain, 2017; ISBN 9789284419029.

13. UNWTO International Tourism Growth Continues to Outpace the Global Economy. Available online: https://www.unwto.org/ international-tourism-growth-continues-to-outpace-the-economy (accessed on 25 April 2020).

14. Ryan, C.; Chaozhi, Z.; Zeng, D. The impacts of tourism at a UNESCO heritage site in China-a need for a meta-narrative? The case of the Kaiping Diaolou. J. Sustain. Tour. 2011, 19, 747-765.

15. World Heritage Committee. Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, 5th ed.; World Heritage Tourism Programme: Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2012.

65 references, page 1 of 5
Abstract
In recent years, finding affordable housing has been a notable challenge for the residents of historic cities in Europe. This paper aims to develop a novel vision for improving housing policies in the post-COVID time to moderate the long-lasting issue of affordable housing in historic cities. The research was developed based on the findings of the Atlas World Heritage in 2019. In this project, five European Art Cities, namely Florence, Edinburgh, Bordeaux, Porto, and Santiago de Compostela, discussed their common management challenges through the shared learning method. Focusing on the case study of Florence and using a mixed-method, we collected data through th...
Persistent Identifiers
Subjects
free text keywords: historic cities, housing policies, tourism management, sustainable urban planning, Atlas World Heritage, COVID-19 pandemic, Historic cities; Housing policies; Tourism management; Sustainable urban planning; Atlas World Heritage; COVID-19 pandemic, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, lcsh:Environmental effects of industries and plants, lcsh:TD194-195, lcsh:Renewable energy sources, lcsh:TJ807-830, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350, Affordable housing, Rural area, Political science, Cultural heritage, Economic growth, Sustainability, Sustainable tourism, Tourism, Accommodation, business.industry, business, Hospitality management studies
Related Organizations
Communities
Rural Digital Europe
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
65 references, page 1 of 5

1. Pedersen, A. Managing Tourism at World Heritage Sites: A Practical Manual for World Heritage Site Managers; UNESCO World Heritage Centre: Paris, France, 2002.

2. Di Giovine, M.A. The Heritage-scape: UNESCO, World Heritage, and Tourism; Lexington Books: Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2008; ISBN 9781461662662.

3. Bandarin, F. World Heritage: Challenges for the Millennium; UNESCO World Heritage Centre Paris: Paris, France, 2007.

4. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Specifying the Significance of Historic Sites in Heritage Planning. Conserv. Sci. Cult. Herit. 2018, 18, 29-39.

5. Dastgerdi, A.S.; Sargolini, M.; Allred, S.B.; Chatrchyan, A.; Drescher, M.; DeGeer, C. Participatory Climate Change Adaptation in Cultural Landscapes: Insights from Cinque Terre and Wellesley. Sustainability 2021.

6. Heras, V.C.; Moscoso Cordero, M.S.; Wijffels, A.; Tenze, A.; Jaramillo Paredes, D.E. Heritage values: Towards a holistic and participatory management approach. J. Cult. Herit. Manag. Sustain. Dev. 2019, 9, 199-211.

7. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Strengthening the city's reputation in the age of cities: An insight in the city branding theory. City Territ. Archit. 2019, 6, 1-7.

8. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Boosting city image for creation of a certain city brand. Geogr. Pannonica 2019, 23, 23-31.

9. Seraphin, H.; Yallop, A.C.; Capatîna, A.; Gowreesunkar, V.G. Heritage in tourism organisations' branding strategy: The case of a post-colonial, post-conflict and post-disaster destination. Int. J. Cult. Tour. Hosp. Res. 2018, 12, 89-105. [OpenAIRE]

10. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Improving Cultural Heritage Policy for the Preservation of Historic Minority Quarters. Int. J. Minor. Gr. Rights 2019, 26, 1-17.

11. Dastgerdi, A.S.; De Luca, G. Religious differences and radical spatial transformations in historic urban landscapes. Conserv. Sci. Cult. Herit. 2019, 19, 1-13.

12. World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO Tourism Highlights: 2017 Edition; World Tourism Organization (UNWTO): Madrid, Spain, 2017; ISBN 9789284419029.

13. UNWTO International Tourism Growth Continues to Outpace the Global Economy. Available online: https://www.unwto.org/ international-tourism-growth-continues-to-outpace-the-economy (accessed on 25 April 2020).

14. Ryan, C.; Chaozhi, Z.; Zeng, D. The impacts of tourism at a UNESCO heritage site in China-a need for a meta-narrative? The case of the Kaiping Diaolou. J. Sustain. Tour. 2011, 19, 747-765.

15. World Heritage Committee. Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, 5th ed.; World Heritage Tourism Programme: Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2012.

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