World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism: Three Cities in the Middle East (by Luna Khirfan)


Author(s): Luna Khirfan

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co
Publish date: 2014-12-28
ISBN-10: 1409424073
ISBN-13: 9781409424079
Language: English
Description: Urban planners and conservationists in historic cities around the
world grapple with the competing interests of conservation, urban
design, and economic and social development. This book offers an
interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between
heritage conservation, city space design, and tourism development
in historic cities, linking theory and practice in a unique way.
The book offers an investigation of three Middle Eastern historic
cities, Aleppo, Acre and Salt, all of which face significant
challenges of heritage conservation, adaptation to contemporary
needs, and tourism development. It presents practical scenarios for
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