Galle, Sri Lanka

Short description In Galle, the research examined the strategies related to the policies and management of sustainable development of the heritage site and the question of development without damaging the Outstanding Universal Value. By focusing on the official UNESCO documents and complementing this result with an illustrative case, different dimensions of the cultural significance of … Continue reading Galle, Sri Lanka

Rawalpindi, Pakistan

  Short description Rawalpindi has been introduced to a ‘common ground’ of local heritage and environment of the city for the first time by implementing the HUL approach and in this way the city found a strong base for the prospective progress in its conservation system. Population 3,363,911 (2014); Land area 278 km² (metropolitan level) … Continue reading Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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

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