Stari Most: rebuilding more than a historic bridge in Mostar

@article{Armaly2004StariMR,
  title={Stari Most: rebuilding more than a historic bridge in Mostar},
  author={Maha J. Armaly and Carlo Blasi and Lawrence Hannah},
  journal={Museum International},
  year={2004},
  volume={56},
  pages={17 - 6}
}
‘In everything that man pushed by his vital instinct, builds and raises, for me, nothing is more beautiful or more precious than bridges. Bridges are more important than houses, more sacred because they are more useful than temples. They belong to everybody and they are the same for everybody, always built in the right place in which the major part of human necessity crosses, more durable than all other constructions.’ (Ivo Andric) 
Imagining, Planning, and Building Mostar After the War
This chapter introduces the city of Mostar. It provides a short but comprehensive overview of the physical expansion of the city from its Ottoman foundations to the post-war ethno-national
(Re)Building a Bridge: Landscape, Imagination and Memory in Mostar
Stari Most (‘Old Bridge’) is one of Mostar’s most iconic structures and highly regarded as the symbol of the city. Stari Most was destroyed during the Balkans War in 1993, where it collapsed in the
SOCIOPOLITICAL SYMBOLIZATION OF STARI MOST: CONSTRUCTION, DESTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION
The long-lasting Ottoman domination towards the Balkans were based on various dynamics. Besides the Empire ’ s political and economic tools; the unique characteristic of Ottoman architecture was
Challenging the representation of ethnically divided cities: perspectives from Mostar
ABSTRACT In this introduction, we discuss the scope of the edited volume by outlining the position of Mostar within much broader academic debates on ‘ethnically divided cities’. We question the
Rebuilding Aleppo: Public Engagement in Post-Conflict Reconstruction
The intentional ruination of cultural heritage sites and monuments is by no means a recent phenomenon, however, it has been taking place in war zones for centuries. The current war in Syria, and the
COMPETING HERITAGE: CURATING THE POST-CONFLICT HERITAGE OF ROMAN SYRIA
  • Nour A. Munawar
  • Sociology
    Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies
  • 2019
Since the beginning of the armed conflicts and public uprisings that accompanied and followed the ‘Arab Spring’ that started in 2010, cultural heritage sites have been hit hard, damaged and often
Will Palmyra rise again?-War Crimes against Cultural Heritage and Post-war Reconstruction
The destruction of cultural heritage in North-West Africa and the Middle East beginning with the start of civil wars after the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has been devastating. Centuries and millennia
Evolving challenges, developing skills
Abstract This paper explores various recent changes to the heritage context in which conservators now work, including changes to the accepted composition of the heritage, the inclusion of wider
A New Layer in a World Heritage Site: The Post-War Reconstruction of Mostar’s Historic Core
ÖZ Anahtar sözcükler: Bosna-Hersek; Mostar; Mostar Köprüsü; yeniden yapılandırma; kentsel koruma.
The “Need for Success”
This article critically engages with the need for success, a deep structure influencing, as we will argue, not only the outcome of international peace interventions today, but the very ways we think,
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-7 OF 7 REFERENCES
Stari Most: rebuilding more than a historic bridge in Mostar
‘In everything that man pushed by his vital instinct, builds and raises, for me, nothing is more beautiful or more precious than bridges. Bridges are more important than houses, more sacred because
rebuilding more than a historic bridge in Mostar Maha Armaly, Carlo Blasi and Lawrence Hannah ISSN 1350-0775, No
  • 224
  • 2004
Mostar: Urban Heritage Map and Rehabilitation Plan of Stari Grad' Florence, UNESCO, Angelo Pontecorboli Editore
  • 1997
A recent structural analysis, made by Dr Andrea Vignoli
Arché ologie et restauration du Pont de Mostar
UNESCO representative Colin Kaizer was on the ground in Mostar in 1994 and he later led a fact-finding mission in June 1994 to assess the damage and to implement emergency measures
demonstrated that the presence of the iron cramps and dowels increases the strength of the masonry of the bridge by about 30 per cent against seismic events and the pressure of water