Willemstad, Curaçao

SHORT DESCRIPTION In order to protect the cultural heritage attributes and values of Willemstad, the HUL approach was used to support the improvement of zoning regulations by examining the official documents from nomination to protection stages. POPULATION 158986 (January 1st, 2016) LAND AREA 117 km² KEY CHALLENGES Deterioration due to natural causes; development pressure; policy … Continue reading Willemstad, Curaçao

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Regensburg, Germany

SHORT DESCRIPTION In Regensburg, various steps have been taken to provide a sustainable development in the historic urban landscape. Abounding with cultural properties to testify to its history as a trading center and its influence on the region, this Bavarian city is now in the UNESCO World Heritage List and it hosted a european-scale city … Continue reading Regensburg, Germany

Suzhou, CHINA

SHORT DESCRIPTION In Wujang District of Suzhou, HUL approach was implemented for sustainable management during a landscape transformation process. Engagement of the locals, conservation policies, implementation of pedesterian paths and the conversion programme paved the way for supporting the local economy and preserving the local memory. POPULATION 10,578,700 prefecture level (2013); The Village of Shuang … Continue reading Suzhou, CHINA

Naples, ITALY

SHORT DESCRIPTION In Naples, the application of HUL has been prepared in conjunction with a management plan and the equally rich tangible and intangible heritage of the historic urban landscape were addressed in the actions. By this synchronized steps, the recommendations of HUL has found their reflections in the actions and achieved to include a … Continue reading Naples, ITALY

Shanghai, CHINA

SHORT DESCRIPTION Following the adverse urban redevelopment projects in Shanghai, traditional neighborhoods of the Hongkou district were introduced to the HUL for conserving the elaborate history of local development. Incorporating public participation and various stakeholders within the local development projects yielded new steps for the continuity of this historic urban landscape. POPULATION 10,200 in district … Continue reading Shanghai, CHINA