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Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural conservation and how its perceived relevance and level of attainment can be extended when harnessed to wider agendas of sustainability and cultural identity. It tests the achievement of urban conservation through case studies from across Europe and elsewhere, assessing them against the sustainability agenda.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405126564
ISBN-10: 1405126566
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 173mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Dennis Rodwell

Dennis Rodwell has had 25 years' experience as a practising architect working in the fields of building conservation and urban regeneration and continues to consult in this area. From 1999-2003 he was Conservation Officer and Urban Designer for Derby City Council.