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1st Edition

Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Heritage

ISBN 9780367482749
Published July 29, 2022 by Routledge
582 Pages 38 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This handbook presents cutting-edge and global insights on sustainable heritage, engaging with ideas such as data science in heritage, climate change and environmental challenges, indigenous heritage, contested heritage and resilience. It does so across a diverse range of global heritage sites.

Organized into six themed parts, the handbook offers cross-disciplinary perspectives on the latest theory, research and practice. Thirty-five chapters offer insights from leading scholars and practitioners in the field as well as early career researchers. This book fills a lacuna in the literature by offering scientific approaches to sustainable heritage, as well as multicultural perspectives by exploring sustainable heritage in a range of different geographical contexts and scales. The themes covered revolve around heritage values and heritage risk; participatory approaches to heritage; dissonant heritage; socio-environmental challenges to heritage; sustainable heritage-led transformation and new cross-disciplinary methods for heritage research.

This book will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars in heritage studies, archaeology, museum studies, cultural studies, architecture, landscape, urban design, planning, geography and tourism.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sustainability for Heritage and Heritage for Sustainability

Kalliopi Fouseki, Guillaume Dreyfuss, Kelvin Kah Eng Ang and May Cassar


Chapter 1: Values and sustaining heritage

Randall Mason

Chapter 2: Heritage and change management

Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen and Joar Skrede

Chapter 3: Combining theory and practice: Incorporating value in risk assessment at heritage sites

Katherine Curran, Junnan Bao, Heather Oakley, Argyro Gili, Kalliopi Fouseki

Chapter 4: Heritage values and heritage management frameworks in Nigeria

Joy Edeoja, Kalliopi Fouseki and Alejandra Albuerne

Chapter 5: Evaluating the management plan of Bali Cultural Landscape from the local community’s perspective

Diana Rahman and Kalliopi Fouseki


Chapter 6: Managing participatory heritage for enhancing social well-being

Eirini Gallou and Kalliopi Fouseki

Chapter 7: Social sustainability and witnessing difficult heritage

Ross J. Wilson

Chapter 8: Citizen science in sustainable heritage conservation

Rosie Brigham and Josep Grau-Bové

Chapter 9: Community-centred sustainable heritage management: reality and challenges in practice

Sujeong Lee

Chapter 10: Heritage conservation as a social process: Assessing social impacts of participatory cultural heritage conservation

Elia Quijano Quiñones and Kalliopi Fouseki

Chapter 11: Sustainable heritage through a sustainable community

Chihei Suzuki


Chapter 12: Developing international cultural relations through the negotiation of cultural property disputes: A sustainability perspective

Maria Shehade

Chapter 13: Is World Heritage politically sustainable?

Kristen Barrett-Casey, Lorika Hisari, and Kalliopi Fouseki

Chapter 14: Political ruptures and the cultural heritage of Iraq

René Teijgeler and Mehiyar Kathem

Chapter 15: Najaf, Iraq: developing a sustainable approach to threatened heritage

Caroline A Sandes and Ali N Attiyah

Chapter 16: Sustaining cultural heritage in post-conflict Syria: The case of Aleppo

Hiba Alkhalaf

Chapter 17: Heritage and peace-building: Challenges, possibilities and sustainable practices

Feras Hammami, David C Harvey, Daniel Laven and Diana Walters


Chapter 18: Sustainable heritage and climate change

Alessandra Bonazza

Chapter 19: Environmental design strategies for heritage

Rosa Schiano-Phan and Talia Quesada Campaña

Chapter 20: Energy efficiency in historic buildings

Gustaf Leijonhufvud, Petra Eriksson and Tor Broström

Chapter 21: Balancing heritage values, thermal comfort and energy efficiency in world heritage sites: The case of Mexico City

Krisangella Sofía Murillo Camacho, Kalliopi Fouseki and Hector Altamirano

Chapter 22: Food heritage as a catalyst for environmental sustainability: Reflections on the cultural value imbued by citizens to food and its role in supporting scientific debate about food security

Georgios Alexopoulos, Suzanne Kapelari and Theano Moussouri

Chapter 23: The search for virtue: sustainability and systemic protection of agricultural heritage

Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel

PART V: Sustainable heritage-led transformation

Chapter 24: A Boundaries Approach to Urban Heritage: The Case of Egyptian Antiquity

Amr El-Husseiny and Kalliopi Fouseki

Chapter 25: Sustaining Heritage Places Crossroads between Urban Imaginaries, Heritage Use and Sustainability

Tu-Chung Liu and Kalliopi Fouseki

Chapter 26: FORT ST ANGELO is not a billboard: Image-driven media and the resilience of the project

Erica Giusta and Guillaume Dreyfuss

Chapter 27: Integrating urban conservation into urban planning

Arthur Parkinson and Mark Scott

Chapter 28: Foregrounding ethics in conservation in Singapore: Issues, questions, and framework

Kang Shua Yeo and Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan

Chapter 29: Urban values-centred regeneration in the perspective of the circular economy model:

An overview of the key issues

Luigi Fusco Girard and Francesca Nocca


PART VI: Inter-temporal and inter-spatial, dynamic heritage research methods

Chapter 30: Using system dynamics in heritage research

Kalliopi Fouseki, Katherine Curran and Josep-Grove Grau

Chapter 31: Port City Resilience: Piloting a socio-spatial method for understanding, comparing and representing linked maritime heritage

Carola Hein, Lucija Ažman Momirski and Yvonne van Mil

Chapter 32: Heritage data science

Scott Allan Orr

Chapter 33: Capturing heritage significance: A critical analysis of economics-based methods

Mina Dragouni

Chapter 34: A rambling field role for the heritage practitioner: A means to come to more socially sustainable heritage (re-) development projects

Gisèle Gantois

Chapter 35: Teaching futures literacy for the heritage sector

Cornelius Holtorf

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Kalliopi Fouseki, Professor in Sustainable Heritage Management, UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, UK.

May Cassar, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, UK.

Guillaume Dreyfuss, Director of Research at the Architecture Project LTD, Malta.

Kelvin Ang Kah Eng, Director in Conservation Management of the Urban Development Authority of Singapore.