Monthly Archives: February 2013

Reblogged: What causes most heritage damage?

What causes most heritage damage? | The Heritage Journal. “A clue…: An interesting English Heritage document, Heritage Crime Research: The Size of the Problem seeks to evaluate the damage caused by various crimes and in our particular sphere of interest (scheduled monuments and … Continue reading

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Review of “Our Common Future,” the United Nations’ Report on Sustainable Development

The United Nations’ 1987 Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), also known as “Our Common Future” and the “Brundtland Report,” was the culmination of a several-year-long study that sought to identify obstacles to the long-term health … Continue reading

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Reblogged: The utility of an international vision of public history

The utility of an international vision of public history | History@Work. A commentary on the potential value of integrating multiple types of stakeholders, including those on location and often lacking in authority over the telling of their own history, into … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Via Lucis Photography:
Theories of Architectural Conservation – or How did we get from what we had to what we have? Few of the old buildings we see around us today are untouched by modern hands. The…

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World Heritage Site: Huanglong « Flickr Blog

World Heritage Site: Huanglong « Flickr Blog. A World Heritage Site is today’s featured topic on Flickr!  As the Flickr Blog usually highlights photos on a particular photographic theme or an intriguing photographer, rather than a place – and then … Continue reading

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History vs. history as China plans to rebuild past

History vs. history as China plans to rebuild past | Art Daily. The below article highlights the level of discrepancy that can occur between some governments’ ideas of heritage as based in a static, frozen, politically elevated point in the … Continue reading

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Gehry Goes South: Can the Starchitect Recreate the Bilbao Effect With Panama’s New Bio-Museum?

Gehry Goes South: Can the Starchitect Recreate the Bilbao Effect With Panama’s New Bio-Museum? | Artinfo.    Victoria Murillo/Istmophoto.com/Biomuseo Frank Gehry’s Biomuseo in Panama City “With the arrival of Frank Gehry’s twisting, titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum in 1997, the small, shipbuilding town … Continue reading

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With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect

With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect – Arts & Lifestyle – The Atlantic Cities. The Louvre’s first satellite museum, opening in Lens, France, was initially sought to bring similar effects of economic and cultural revitalization to its … Continue reading

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