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Artistic urban design and cultural myths: The garden city idea in Nordic countries, 1900–1925
This paper focuses on the urban design quality of early twentieth century garden city and suburb developments in Nordic countries, stressing the significance of national sentiment on matters ofExpand
Heritage, urban regeneration and place-making
The focus of this special issue is upon how urban heritage is used as a mechanism to achieve urban regeneration, very broadly conceived. Because heritage can serve many purposes, it is often called...
Urban Heritage Conservation of China’s Historic Water Towns and the Role of Professor Ruan Yisan: Nanxun, Tongli, and Wuzhen
Between the 13th and the 19th century, hundreds of water towns flourished in China along the Grand Canal and to the south of the Yangtze river, the latter being the focus of this paper. Despite theirExpand
Historical Social Housing: Smart Analysis and Design for Conservation and Energy Regeneration
The purpose of the study was to provide a support tool for upgrade projects planned for social housing which would include the multiple variables necessary for an understanding of the transformation process which led to the current state of the buildings, and which would be able to provide alternatives and solutions for their regeneration. Expand
Integrated analysis for the conservation and energy retrofitting of historic social housing in Rome
Abstract The intelligent rehabilitation of historic social housing can contribute to economic development, environmental stewardship, quality of life and social equality, so it is important to investExpand
The historic urban landscape. Managing heritage in an urban century
social, economic, engineering and design skills, comes very close to an ideal planner, architect or landscape architect one would find in early 20th century writings. While his might be a new utopianExpand