Managing Built Heritage: The Role of Cultural Values and Significance
This new editionÂ 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.
The authors consider key policies and procedures that need to be implemented to help ensure effective management.Â The book will be useful for specialists in built heritage - conservation officers, heritage managers, architects, planners, engineers and surveyors - as well as for facilities and estates managers whose building stock includes protected or designated structures or buildings in conservation or other historic areas.
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- describes management strategies and tools for a wide range of built heritage assets
- a reflective and informativeÂ guide onÂ current conservation management
- explains how understanding and using conservation values (significance ) isÂ essential to the protection Â of the built heritage
- uses real-life examples to draw out best practice