IJSSH 2016 Vol.6(5): 382-386 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2016.V6.676

Conserving Historic Urban Landscape for the Future Generation – Beyond Old Streets Preservation and Cultural Districts Conservation in Taiwan

Chao-Ching Fu
Abstract—On 10 November 2011 UNESCO’s General Conference adopted the new Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape by acclamation, the first such instrument on the historic environment issued by UNESCO in 35 years. This paper will first review the preservation of “old streets” and the conservation of “cultural districts” in Taiwan. Then, the paper will discuss how the concept of “historic urban landscape” could be transformed into an approach or a tool for conserving historic cities and towns in Taiwan.

Index Terms—Historic urban landscape, old streets, cultural districts, Taiwan.

Chao-Ching Fu is with the Department of Architecture, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan (e-mail: ccfu@mail.ncku.edu.tw).

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Cite: Chao-Ching Fu, " Conserving Historic Urban Landscape for the Future Generation – Beyond Old Streets Preservation and Cultural Districts Conservation in Taiwan," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 382-386, 2016.

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