Urban Centres in Asia and Latin America :Heritage and Identities in Changing Urban Landscapes

English | PDF | 2017 | 397 Pages | ISBN : 3319437356 | 19.33 MB

This book presents an overview of the challenges that cities in Latin America and Asia are facing regarding the preservation of their tangible and intangible heritage. It argues that urban heritage has a value that transcends the mere object��s value, constituting a crucial source of identity for urban inhabitant

The Architecture of the Roman Triumph: Monuments, Memory, and Identity

by Maggie L. Popkin
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107103576 | 296 Pages | True PDF | 17.2 MB

This book offers the first critical study of the architecture of the Roman triumph, ancient Rome's most important victory ritual. Through case studies ranging from the republican to imperial periods, it demonstrates how powerfully monuments shaped how Romans performed, experienced, a

Pliny the Elder and the Emergence of Renaissance Architecture

by Peter Fane-Saunders
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107079861 | 524 Pages | True PDF | 28.7 MB

The Naturalis historia by Pliny the Elder provided Renaissance scholars, artists and architects with details of ancient architectural practice and long-lost architectural wonders - material that was often unavailable elsewhere in classical literature. Pliny's descriptions frequent

Managing Built Heritage: The Role of Cultural Values and Significance

English | 2016 | ISBN: 1118298756 | 280 Pages | PDF | 74,5 MB

This new edition examines management of built heritage through the use of values-led decision making, based on an understanding of the significance of the cultural asset. It considers how significance is assessed and used as an effective focus and driver for management strategies and processes.

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