Historic Cities: Heritage Zones and Historic Settings
Learn about historic cities and heritage zones across the world in this free online course.
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This course explains the policy documents that broaden the concept of urban heritage and its integrated conservation. You will learn about how historical and architectural areas are taken to mean any group of buildings, structures and open space. You will also learn the principles and guidelines for the protection and conservation of historic towns.
The course then explains how adaptive reuse in revamping historic buildings has been accepted over the years as a viable form of conserving historic cities. You will learn about the process of visual impact assessment. You will also learn about how to change the streetscape of a city and how to fill the gap elements of a townscape.
This course then explains a major guideline for rehabilitating an old building is to ensure historic character is retained and the original fabric is preserved as much as possible. You will learn about the Archeological Survey (ASI) which has been responsible for archeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in India. You will also learn about how construction and design are constantly updated to meet modern demands.Start Course Now
Historic Cities and Heritage Zones
Historic Cities and Heritage Sites - Learning Outcomes
Historic Cities and Heritage Areas
Historic Cities and Heritage Zones - India
Historic Cities and Heritage Sites - Lesson Summary
New Buildings in Historic Settings
New Buildings in Historic Settings - Learning Outcomes
New Buildings in Historic Settings
Adapting an Older Building for New Buildings
New Buildings in Historic Settings - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- List some examples of historic cities and heritage areas around the world
- Explain at least two international doctrines
- List three examples of legally delineated and protected heritage areas
- Explain the Washington charter
- Discuss the concept of historic urban landscape
- List the heritage zones in Panaji
- Explain the declaration of Amsterdam that launched the policies for integrated conservation, and citizen's participation
- List the elements of a townscape
- Explain how visual impact assessment is carried out
- Define adaptive reuse in revamping historic buildings
- Discuss the benefits of adaptive reuse
- List the guidelines for rehabilitation of historic structures
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